Culture

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) is a well-known French artist. He was specifically popular, alongside Claude Monet, for his advocacy of the Impressionist art movement.At the early age of 13, Renoir began ...
ice cream

Cookies & cream ice cream

Ingredients:600ml double cream 1 plump vanilla pod 100g golden caster sugar 4 egg yolks 300g/11oz pack chocolate chip cookie doughPreparation:Place a container in the freezer. Spli...
gumbo

What makes Gumbo, Gumbo?

It’s no oversimplification to say that until my twenties, there was no concept of gumbo in my life other than what my mom made. This is not a pointed literary exaggeration, it’s a fact of life shared by pretty ...
cheese

A Salute to The Duke – Wine & Cheese Pairing

 Edward “Duke” Ellington was the epitome of musical style, sophistication and his musical taste is as fresh and cultured today as it was when first performed many decades ago. In that spirit of harm...
Vicent Pierre

Vincent Pierre – Creole Public Servant

Vincent Pierre is a Louisiana elected official who is extremely proud of his Creole heritage. He was born in the Lafayette Charity Hospital in 1964 and raised in a small, friendly neighbourhood in the Scott/Car...