Leah Chase, 1923-2019

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Gumbo 101 with Chef Leah Chase

What goes into an authentic Louisiana Gumbo? In restaurants, kitchens and cookbooks all over America, you find menu items masquerading as Louisiana Gumbo. So, how do you know it’s the real thing? The iconic Queen of Creole Cuisine, New Orleans Chef Leah Chase has the scoop on gumbo. Watch this episode to make sure your next bowl is the real deal.
Welcome to NOURISH with rocket scientist and whole hog barbecue pit master, Dr. Howard Conyers! Think of this show as food for your mind, body and soul.

Host and Co-Producer: Dr. Howard Conyers Writer and Co-Producer: Christina Melton
Director and Post Production Supervisor: Donald "D.Ray!" Washington
Videographer: Bennie Robertson
Graphics: Ryan Golden
Original Music: Brass-a-holics from New Orleans, LA
The Mike Foster Project from Baton Rouge, LA
Produced by PBS Digital Studios and Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Made possible with funding from The Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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