In Southeast Louisiana, folks take boudin, our beloved pork and rice sausage, remove it from its casing, and form it into balls that are then breaded and deep-fried. People go crazy for these boudin balls especially at festivals like Jazz Fest when you want something delicious and bite sized to keep you going throughout the day.
These fritters, though made entirely of corn, resemble fried oysters—hence their name. They are traditional summer fare, made with fresh-shucked corn straight from the field. When corn is plentiful at the market, get as much as you can and enjoy it every which way.
Recently featured on Emeril's Florida: Kissimmee, although The Catfish Place is actually located in neighboring central St. Cloud, Florida. The Catfish Place is one of St. Cloud's favorite places to dine and these hush puppies are no laughing matter!