Sponsored Video: A Gumbo of Great Chefs

Louisianas unique culinary traditions developed throughout generations and resulted in a broad array of dishes representing global culinary influences as well as the only-in-Louisiana preparations that combine them all into a single cuisine. French, Caribbean, African and Spanish settlers all contributed to Louisianas cuisine as they assimilated into the states cultural melting pot. Even the names of specialties such as touffe, gumbo, jambalaya and boudin highlight their global provenance. But once you taste them, youll find flavor that could only be from Louisiana. (02:57)