Cajun Dictionary

Cajun Dictionary – A


Acadiana – The 22-parish Cajun homeland in South Louisiana.

Ahnvee – a longing or hunger for.  Example:  “I have an ahnvee for some seafood gumbo.”

A la mange (a-la-monjay) – “Let’s eat!”

Andouille (ahn-do-ee) – a Cajun seasoned, smoked sausage commonly used in gumbos, jambalayas and other Cajun dishes.  Recipe:  Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

Axe – ask