Culture

Adam Davies

Adam Davies – The story of one survivor

For many New Orleans residents, 23rd August is the painful anniversary of an event which claimed many lives and shattered even more. On 23rd August 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans with devastating force...
Norman Francis

Dr Norman Francis – A Life committed to Education

On April 4th, 1968 Dr. Norman Christopher Francis was appointed President of Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana. This day marked the end of one era, but not the end of the fight, and the beginning of a...
Recipes - Easy Oven Fried Chicken

Recipes – Easy Oven Fried Chicken

Don’t you just love fried chicken? Chicken is the meat of choice in the land down under. It surpasses all sales for every other type of meat as well as meat consumption daily. Here is the alternative to the dee...
Garrett

Garrett Morgan – American Inventor

On March 4th, 1877 Garrett Augustus Morgan was born in Paris, Kentucky.He attended a Kentucky elementary school sparingly through his early childhood, however much of his time was spent working at his paren...
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 ...