By Wes-October 2, 2008
There’s nothing like a good old fashioned celebrity cook-off!
Even better, an absolutely gorgeous Louisiana native like actress, model and down home Cajun cook Devin DeVasquez!
She and boyfriend Ronn Moss from The Bold and the Beautiful got in business and created Devin’s Kick Ass Seasoning – I got a chance to speak with the Kickin’ lady herself.
What got you in the food biz? I’m from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and grew up cooking Cajun dishes. In fact a lot of my celebrity friends would bug me to make my Gumbo so much that I thought doing a cookbook was a must. It took me two years to come up with the spice and I’m so proud that everyone seems to love it. It’s great on everything!
How is it running a company with your honey? I run the business and marketing part and he does the graphics, photography and will help of course with promoting it. We wanted to start small like “mom and pop” and build it from there. So we are a great team. Ronn is very creative and loves coming up with new ideas. I’m the one who implements them.
Why spice? What inspired the idea of creating your Kick Ass product? I wanted to create a great Cajun spice that was not too salty and had a good and tasty kick to it. I saw that the market did not have this and so I created my own recipe which is no MSG, low in sodium with garlic, paprika, chili powder, red pepper, white pepper and black pepper. It goes with my “Cookin’ Cajun” cookbook that includes my famous gumbo, soups, stews, salads and pastas, so together it’s all you need to cook healthy Cajun meals.
I’m terrible in the kitchen! How can a dumb-dumb like me use the seasoning? A great simple one is “Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus.”
By Wes-October 2, 2008
Simply wrap prosciutto around cooked or uncooked asparagus, sprinkle olive oil and add “Devin’s Kickass Cajun Seasoning” and you have a wonderful and colorful appetizer!
Delish! I know what I’m serving friends at our next game night! Where can we get it? You can only get it online at our website www.devronn.com, I’m working on getting them in the supermarkets soon. Remember to tell a friend because when you buy a spice part of the proceeds go directly to helping rebuild New Orleans. The spice is also manufactured in Louisiana by a native like me so you are getting an authentic Cajun spice that I’m sure you will love!