Houmas House with pink Azaleas   




April 2013 

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens


Secrets from Latil's Landing

Crawfish Etouffee

Crawfish Etouffe 


Serves 4


1 lb. Peeled crawfish tail meat with fat

4 tablespoons butter

1 cup diced onions

1/2 dice bell pepper

2 tablespoons minced garlic

3 tablespoons flour

2 cups crawfish stock or water

1 cup diced tomatoes

1 table spoon cayenne pepper

  salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons chopped parsley

4 cup cooked rice


In a heavy bottom pot melt butter over medium-high heat. Add chopped onions, bell pepper, and garlic. Saute until they are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in flour and mix to form a blond roux. Add crawfish, stock and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Cook for 30 minutes. Stir in parsley and season with cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.   Serve over hot rice. 

Mother's Day at Houmas House
Houmas House in the fog   
Mother's Day is just around the corner and we have prepared another amazing menu for our Annual Mother's Day Buffet.  It's not too late to make a reservation!
Serving hours are 11:30 AM until 2:00 PM, $55 per adult, $25 per child. Seating is limited, call us at 225-473-9380. 


Spring has arrived at Houmas House
Spring Azaleas at Houmas                                                              
 As you know, Houmas House boasts over 16 acres of carefully planned and manicured gardens. Each season brings new colors, flowers, and vegetation. This Spring has been no exception! Take a look at the early Spring blossoms that cover the grounds surrounding the Mansion.
Mommy Dearest 
As seen by Princess Grace
   Grace and Sugar                                                          
My daughter, Sugar Baby, and I wish you all a Happy Mother's Day.  We will be celebrating by frolicking in the gardens and napping under the mossy oaks at Houmas House. What special plans do you have for your mother this year? 

Princess Grace

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Chef Jeremy Langlois Houmas House Cuisine Goes to Alaska
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