Creole seasoning

Creole seasoning is a type of spice used in Southern cooking. It is popular with the Louisiana Bayou culture and has elements of French, Spanish, and African cuisines. It is more commonly known in the US as Cajun seasoning. The spice blend usually includes strongly-flavored ingredients such as garlic, thyme, paprika, cayenne pepper, and other herbs and spices. The word “Creole” came from “Criollo”, the name the Spaniards governing New Orleans in 18th century gave all its residents of European heritage. Today, Creole signifies a refined cultural background in the area a..

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