Preparation info

  • Serves

    twelve to sixteen

    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

By Tom Fitzmorris

Published 2018

  • About

The origin of the name ping pong is unknown, but in the riverlands between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, many people know what it is: a pink, frozen drink that has the flavor of nectar. Nectar, in turn, is universally recognized among Orleanians as a distinctive flavor, a blend of almond and vanilla. Nectar was one of the most popular flavors for ice-cream sodas in the days when drugstores still made such things. Now nectar is an essential flavor in the vast array of syrups poured over finel