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Jan Busalacchi

A New Orleans native with a deeply-rooted Sicilian background, Jan spent much of her childhood in her grandparent’s Italian restaurant, Busalacchi’s. She was influenced by hands-on cooking experiences with both of her grandmothers. Jan has written for Louisiana Cookin’ magazine. Today she focuses on south Louisiana Italian cooking and sharing her family traditions through food and lifestyle. Jan specializes in preparing Italian food with a Cajun flair.

Where to Find the Best King Cakes During Mardi Gras

Our contributor from New Orleans explains the Mardi Gras tradition of king cakes and what local bakeries have her favorites.

February 1, 2024

Where to Enjoy the Iconic Muffuletta Sandwich in New Orleans

Our New Orleans contributor takes us on a tour of her favorite places for a Muffuletta, a decadent sandwich born in the Big Easy.

November 14, 2023