'Treme' cookbook author Lolis Eric Elie talks Season 4 cutbacks

"Treme's" shortened fourth and final season is due to premiere on HBO on Dec. 1, but fortunately fans of the series can have a taste of the show while they wait for the final five episodes to air. A cookbook called "Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans," which was written by "Treme" story editor Lolis Eric Elie, was released by Chronicle Books on July 24. Zap2it spoke with Elie about the cookbook, which not only gives detailed recipes from the heart of New Orleans but also spotlights the people who live there. Like "Treme," the goal of the cookbook was to share a slice of life from post-Katrina New Orleans. "The first thing I did was go back and look at all the times we saw food on screen and we talked about it on screen and tried to figure out which of those recipes to use. Much of what we...



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