Warm Up With Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo is the perfect example of a melting-pot dish.A gumbo recipe starts with a roux*, which originated in France. Choctaw Indians donated the filé powder. The Spanish contributed tomatoes from South America. The Germans offered up sausage. West African slaves introduced okra.You can see why there are so many recipes for gumbo, seafood or otherwise....more