Jambalaya (On The Bayou) Jambalaya Recipe
In our ongoing series of recipes inspired by popular culture, we’ve been focusing on dishes inspired by books and movies. Today, we turn the focus to songs. There have been countless songs which celebrate the love of food; head here for a collection of songs which will have you dancing to the kitchen.
One of our favourite food songs is Jambalya (On The Bayou) by Hank Lewis.
Jambalaya, Crawfish Pie, Fille Gumbo
The song is named for jambalaya, a Creole and Cajun dish. In the song, the singer celebrates how he’s going to go for a party with his girlfriend and family.
He anticipates the food they’ll eat including Jambalya, crawfish pie and file gumbo.
To channel some Creole exuberance yourself, make a big bowl of Jambalaya and enjoy for lunch or dinner.