This dessert is great during the holidays when pumpkin seems to be everywhere. This recipe from Table 10 was tested using a day-old loaf of ciabatta bread, but any crusty bread that is not overly dense will work well. Serve with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.
In this recipe, wild rice is paired with fall flavors of apples, cranberries and sausage. It makes a great side dish for ducks, venison, wild boar or even your holiday turkey. It can easily be adapted to be vegetarian - just remove the sausage.
This recipe is from Chef Anthony Scanio at Emeril's Delmonico in New Orleans, where this is a very traditional dish. You can eat these on their own with some piping hot white rice, but they also make a wonderful side dish for a holiday table.
Miss Hay, or "Momma" as she is known to the other cooks, has cooked at NOLA Restaurant since 1992! She shares her love of her native Vietnamese cooking with us here in this delicious roast pork po'boy.