Shrimp paste is a classic southern treat. Small shrimp is blended with butter, shallots, and spices. Smear the shrimp paste on biscuits or toast points.
Damon Lee Fowler is a food writer, cooking teacher, culinary historian, and food writer. Fowler grew up in upstate South Carolina and studied architecture at Clemson University. He practiced architecture for more than a decade before he began food writing, particularly about Southern Cuisine. Fowler’s book, Classical Southern Cooking , was nominated for two Julia Child cookbook awards and a James Beard Foundation award.