New Orleans King Cake Taste Testing

King Cake Taste Testing

Connect on Facebook Share Connect on YouTube Connect on Instagram Powered by the Simple Social Press One of my most popular posts on Experimental Mommy is Top 5 Places to Get King Cake in New Orleans (y’all like the sweets!). So, I wanted to take a deeper dive into the King Cake tradition and do … Read more

Take a Bite Out of Mardi Gras with a Sucre King Cake {Giveaway}

This post is the opinion of the Experimental Mommy.  While a sample was received to facilitate this review, all opinions remain 100% mine. Now that my New Orleans Saints are out of the Superbowl hunt (cue very sad music here), I can focus on the next big thing here in NOLA….Carnival! January 6th, also known … Read more

How to Make French Macarons from Sucre New Orleans

If you are a dessert lover, and have a knack for creating delicious treats in the kitchen then this is the perfect French Macaron recipe for you, straight from the world renowned Pastry Chef Tariq Hanna at Sucré. The macaron dates back to France where Queens and Kings served them to their guests. Executive Chef … Read more

How to Host a Mardi Gras Party (from a NOLA Native)

Here in New Orleans, Carnival is in full swing!  Parades are rolling, bands and marching and the food is plentiful as we await the coming of Mardi Gras Day.  Want to bring the Mardi Gras spirit to your part of the world?  Just follow these easy steps and “Laissez Bon Temps Rouler!” 1.  Invite the … Read more

Top Five Places to Get King Cake in New Orleans

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UPDATED for the 2018 Carnival Season! If you are not from New Orleans, January 6th might just be an ordinary day, or perhaps you know it as the Epiphany or King’s Day.  But for us New Orleanians, January 6th marks the start of something spectacular….CARNIVAL!  The parades, floats, marching bands, traditions and throws are all … Read more

Win a King Cake from Sucre New Orleans!

Neutral Ground.  Sidewalk side.  Poboy.  Make do do.  Suck the heads.  King Cake. If these words are in your vocabulary, then you are probably a native New Orleanian.  I am proud to say that I have lived in the Big Easy for my entire life (35 years and counting) and have been fortunate enough to … Read more