A sinking feeling: New Orleans Chef’s new cookbooks misplaced at sea

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Right here’s a wild story a couple of New Orleans Chef who’s now an writer of a brand new cookbook, however they gained’t be arriving anytime quickly as a result of they’re presently misplaced at sea. WGNO’s Kenny Lopez explains how all this turned a recipe for catastrophe.

“A few week in the past, I bought a name from somebody on the publishing firm,” Mason Hereford, Chef/Proprietor of “Turkey and the Wolf” stated.

It was an sudden name that Mason Hereford, the proprietor of common sandwich spot, “Turkey and the Wolf” bought about his new soon-to-be-released guide, “Taste Trippin’ in New Orleans. What he heard tripped him out!

“She known as to inform me {that a} massive cargo ship had an incident with foul climate and had knocked over transport containers. Some went into the ocean and different collapsed on one another. I’m not utterly positive what occurred to the books,” he stated.

Mason’s books had been on the Madrid Bridge transport cargo ship within the Atlantic Ocean. His cookbooks are made up of particular recipes from his restaurant. Now with them misplaced at sea, he’s left with a sinking feeling.

“That is completely weird. We have now to delay some issues and it doesn’t launch as quick. I do really feel unhealthy for individuals who ordered the guide and aren’t going to get it as quickly,” Hereford stated.

Within the meantime you possibly can nonetheless preorder his guide, and now you can get it in June.

“I believe this incident put out the truth that the guide exists in entrance of some new audiences,” he stated.

Hereford went on to say, “I didn’t understand this occasion was so newsworthy. There’s been a lot wild and miserable information floating round. A minimum of it’s wild information with no darkish aspect, and by chance nobody was injured.”

And simply possibly his true story of his cookbooks misplaced at sea might make for a neat subsequent guide.

Hereford has one other restaurant in New Orleans, “Molly’s Rise and Shine,” which is situated at 2368 Journal Road. “Turkey and the Wolf” is situated within the Irish Channel neighborhood at 739 Jackson Avenue.

For extra details about his cookbook, “Taste Trippin’ In New Orleans,” click on HERE.

For extra details about “Turkey and the Wolf,” click on HERE. “Turkey and the Wolf” was a James Beard Semifinalist for “Finest New Restaurant in America” and Mason Hereford was a finalist for “Finest Chef: South.”