When you think of "Cajun Cuisine" what words come to mind? Louisiana? Rustic? Gumbo? Spicy? Comfort? Canadian? Well, whether you know it already or not, all of these adjectives do fit perfectly well with Cajun culture. Before Canada officially became Canada there was a long ongoing tug-of-war between France and England over whose territory was whose. In what is now the Canadian province of Nova Scotia (including some neighbouring areas) was once a land called Acadia and many French immigrants settled there to start anew.
In 1755 the English occupied Acadia and commanded the inhabitants to pledge allegiance to the British monarchy. The French, in so many words, said "Forget the Crown, we are French!"