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Calas: The Beignet’s Surprising (and Sweet) Predecessor

01/31/2020 | 8m 27s

Beignets are one of New Orleans’ signature sweet treats. But this powdered-sugar-dusted-delicacy has a lesser-known cousin, the cala, with a fascinating and unique history. Join Chef Phillip Lopez and historian Madame Barbara Trevigne as they explore what makes these NOLA treats so beloved.

Aired: 01/31/20

Rating: NR

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