Grab me that shrimp po-boy!
The Cajuns, who are also known as Acadians are an ethnic group that was deported by the British from Acadia in Canada to the Acadiana region of Louisiana. Their cuisine is known as being rustic and more rural than Creole, which was consumed by the European settlers who used imported ingredients. Cajun is made mostly from ingredients that could be found in the swamps of Louisiana-The Cajuns made use of the land and what was available to them, which made for food that centered around seafood, rice, and seasonings like red bell pepper, cayenne, and onions. Anyone who lives in Louisiana or who has visited knows that Cajun is still a big deal in Louisiana, and all of the locals can recognize the iconic Cajun dishes. Take this fun women.com quiz about Cajun cuisine to see if your knowledge matches that of a Louisiana Local. You might get some nostalgia for Louisiana, and you'll most definitely get HUNGRY! No matter what result you end up with, make sure to share this quiz with your friends and family who have roots in Louisiana so that they can have a conversation with you about Cajun cuisine. Maybe you can make a lunch date with a friend to try the dishes that you don't recognize, or just the ones that after taking this quiz you realize you need immediately!