Floyd’s Memphis Soulfood

Chitlins, Candied Yams, Black-Eyed Peas and Turnip Greens

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a Complete Meal
    Appears in
    Floyd's American Pie

    By Keith Floyd

    Published 1989

    • About

    Mississippi caviar – that’s what the folks around here call chitlins (or chitterlings, as we know them). When I was a boy in Somerset, they were big news, but it’s years and years since I ate them, so when I was asked to cook my idea of a Memphis meal for the Reverend Cutter, I thought it would be fun to cook up some chitlins.

    First of all I asked around to find out how they cook them in Memphis. Since I can’t in all honesty pretend that the aroma of chitlins during the early stages