Okra, green Creole vegetable

Okra is a small green vegetable that gets a tad slimy when cooked, and is delicious pickled. It is very popular in New Orleans’ creole and cajun cuisines. A vegetable seller in New Orleans who drove his cart around town went by the name of “Mr. Okra.”

Mr. Okra, vegetable peddler

Recently, Mr. Okra passed away; his legacy lives on.

Read about Mr. Okra.