Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Gumbo

The word “Gumbo” derives from the West African word for okra, suggesting that originally gumbo was cooked with okra. There are still recipes with okra, but the most common ingredients used today are file and roux.  All gumbos can be divided into three categories: seafood gumbo (containing the combination of oysters, shrimps, crabs, and crawfish), poultry […]