WHO'S YOUR MAMA, ARE YOU CATHOLIC, & CAN YOU MAKE A ROUX? is an authentic look at the cuisine & culture of the people of South Louisiana. This is a cookbook that you'll use over & over again. It contains time-honored recipes for the classic dishes of Cajun & Creole cooking which author Marcelle Bienvenu has lovingly collected from her family & friends. But this book is more than just a guide to preparing great meals. It's also the story of a woman born into a tight-knit family in the French-Acadian region of Louisiana where good cooking is an enduring passion. After reading this book, you'll understand how South Louisiana people cook...& how they live. Marcelle Bienvenu is a native of St. Martinville, Louisiana. Her weekly column, "Cooking Creole," is published in THE TIMES PICAYUNE of New Orleans & syndicated throughout Louisiana. As a researcher & consultant for Time-Life Books, she contributed to Foods of the World; American Cooking, Creole & Acadian & The American Wilderness-The Bayous. To order contact: TOA Press, P.O. Drawer 3528, Lafayette, LA 70502. Phone: (318)-237-3560.