Meet The Calas, A New Orleans Tradition That Helped Free Slaves : The Salt : NPR

A path to freedom for enslaved blacks, an engine of economic independence, a treat for Mardi Gras revelers. Once you know the fascinating history of this Creole rice fritter, beignets will seem boring by comparison.

Source: Meet The Calas, A New Orleans Tradition That Helped Free Slaves : The Salt : NPR

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