BLACK VOICES
02/12/2013 02:01 pm ET

Meet The Calas, A New Orleans Tradition That Helped Free Slaves

It's Mardi Gras, and down in New Orleans, the King Cakes, beignets and other gustatory delights are flowing freely. But if you prefer your culinary temptations with a side of history, allow me to introduce you to the calas, a Creole rice fritter with a storied past.

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