I've always considered the seductive and regal blood orange my favorite citrus treat, but since moving to New Orleans several years ago, my affection for the satsuma, a local favorite, has blossomed into a full-blown love affair. I like to let it shine in this bright and flavorful pie.
'satsuma' on Serious Eats
A spiced gingersnap crust is filled with a bright and tangy filling starring satsuma oranges with a hint of lime.
New Orleans is an incredible education in eating for out-of-state college students. Upscale yet approachable restaurants school guileless youths in fine dining, but this is ultimately a casual eating town where oysters on the half shell and crawfish are washed down with a cold Abita beer. There's constant exposure to Louisiana specialties like boiled crab, boudin, and even alligator. Surviving multiple Mardi Gras celebrations will give you the skills to handle absolutely any type of future partying situation.