Viral gumbo video riles up Louisianians

A recipe for 'gumbo' posted by Disney and said to be from Princess Tiana, has caused an Internet backlash in Louisiana.

Everyone has their own way to make a gumbo, but Louisianians seem to be united by what is the wrong way.

Disney posted a video to several of their Facebook pages yesterday, touting a recipe for the "best gumbo in the bayou" that featured a few non-traditional ingredients, like kale and quinoa.

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Tiana's Healthy Gumbo | Dishes by Disney

One taste of this hearty and healthy gumbo will have all your loved ones gathering 'round for more!

Posted by Princess Tiana on Monday, September 12, 2016

As often happens on social media, judgment came quickly.

"I stopped paying attention when they didn't start with a roux."
"The entire population of Louisiana rejects this concoction! If you cook and serve this we respectfully ask that our state or the word "gumbo" not be used during the presentation."
"Kale... in gumbo? Also where's the sausage and the roux and pretty much everything in real gumbo?"
"I have seldom seen Cajuns unite in pure disgust over a recipe. We are #GumboStrong."
"That's a bowl of lies and deceit. Everyone from Louisiana is offended."
The video has been viewed more than 500,000 times so far.

(© 2016 WWL)


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