We’re saddened by the news that Paul Prudhomme, the chef “who put the cooking of Louisiana–especially the Cajun gumbos, jambalayas and dirty rice he grew up with–on the American culinary map,” passed away on October 8th. Chef Prudhomme specialized in Creole cuisine, and is credited for popularizing the food. He was truly a cooking icon and we’ll miss him. Celebrate his legacy and Creole cooking – discover his cookbooks if you haven’t already. Click through the covers to learn more.