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‘The Savoy Kitchen – A Family History of Cajun Food’ available now

The Savoy Kitchen book


The Savoy Kitchen – Available Now!

Sarah Savoy’s The Savoy Kitchen – A Family History of Cajun Food is now in the shops, and it’s looking just peachy. We celebrated the launch with a series of events up and down the east coast of Scotland where Sarah cooked gumbo, sang songs, played the accordion and generally kicked some ass. A big thanks to everyone who came out to say hello – we had a lot of fun.

Things kicked off at Forgan’s in St Andrews for a dining society special. On the menu: Crab Cakes Savoy, Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, Courtboillon, Stuffed Duck Breast, Pecan Pie and Bourbon Bread Pudding – there didn’t seem to be much left on the plates afterwards.  Then we hot-footed it up to the wonderful Hammerton Store in Aberdeen to hang out with Susan and blogger Foodie Quine.

Then on to Waterstones Dundee for a lovely evening of music and stories from Sarah and some more gumbo. On Friday it was Edinburgh, which was cold and beautiful as only Edinburgh can be. Sarah spent an hour chatting with Claire English and Peggy Brunache on Radio Scotland’s Kitchen Cafe – though frankly, once Sarah and Peggy got going they could have have been chatting for three…

The grand finale was at Looking Glass Books, where word of the free beer and gumbo had obviously got out: looking glass 2

Lets get them back to Scotland soon.  In the meantime: why not check the book out and listen to some tunes?




Thanks to Chris Scott, Literary Paparazzo for the Looking Glass Books photos, and Foodie Quine for the montage.