About Donald Link

Donald Link

Donald Link is the chef-owner of Herbsaint and Cochon in New Orleans. He won the James Beard award for Best Chef South in 2007 and was nominated for their prestigious Outstanding Chef award in 2012. Link’s first cookbook, Real Cajun, was honored by the James Beard Foundation with their Best American Cookbook award.

Cajun Fried Chicken Recipe

Cajun Fried Chicken

Bathed in buttermilk and spiced ever so slightly, this Cajun-style fried hen is memorably moist inside, superlatively crisp outside, and gosh darn perfect through and through.

  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 21
Cajun Spice Mix Recipe

Cajun Spice Mix

Cayenne. Paprika. Pepper. Chili powder. Remarkable how something so simple can taste so complex.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 11
Seafood Gumbo Recipe

Seafood Gumbo

Seafood gumbo loaded with shrimp, such as this classic Cajun recipe, screams for a cold beer and a lazy weekend afternoon dedicated to nothing but cooking.

  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 56