Lagniappe (lan-yap): From the Spanish la ñapa,
the gift. A term used most widely in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Traditionally, a small gift offered by a shopkeeper to a customer.
More broadly, a little something extra or an unexpected benefit.
Listen to three
new tracks from Sauce Piquante
Check out the tasty Eastern European recipes in Blair's Slovenian Roots Quest blog.
Give a Gift
A portion of Blair's author royalties will be donated to three
nonprofit organizations whose good works are in keeping with the
message of Accordion Dreams. If you'd like to offer some "lagniappe"
of your own, here they are:
Orleans Musicians' Village
(A post-Katrina Habitat for Humanity reconstruction project)