Cooking Louisiana - Cajun or Creole?

Cajun or Creole; what's the difference? 

After reading lengthy articles about the two I am now unsure as to how I cook. Fact is, just about every self proclaimed Cajun cook has a container of Creole seasoning in the spice pantry! Go figure... Today it's pretty much a mixture of the two.

I just think of it as Cajun being originated from around the Lafayette (Southwest Louisiana) area and Creole being from the New Orleans (Southeast Louisiana) area. That's detailed enough for me, however there are still people fussing about what they really are!

There is a distinct difference though, and, it is all explained very well here.. Click

If we keep fussing about this we're going to burn the roux.... Let's go stir...

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