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Louisiana Plantation Cooking (1991)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-03-28

Duration: 00:26:50

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | PLANTATIONS | Magnolia Mound Plantation (Baton Rouge, La.) | ROSEDOWN PLANTATION | Nottoway Plantation (La.) | Fireplace cooking | Cooking (Chicken) | Dumplings | Cooking (Peas) | Salads | White, Martha


  • Folse, John Host
  • Corrado, Kerin Photographer
  • Eaglin, Carlos Photographer
  • Flynn, Georgia Photographer
  • Fourrier, C.J. Photographer
  • Kent, Chris Photographer
  • LaFleur, D.M. Photographer
  • Fontenot, Jodie Photographer
  • Normand, Keith Photographer
  • Parsons, Kenny Photographer
  • LaFleur, Donna Director
  • Eaglin, Carlos Director
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • White, Martha Guest


In this episode of “A Taste of Louisiana” from March 28, 1991, Chef John Folse cooks Chicken and Dumplings. He also prepares Black-eyed Pea Salad with guest Martha White, a culinary historian and docent at Magnolia Mound Plantation in Baton Rouge. This episode includes footage of plantations and open-hearth cooking at Magnolia Mound.Host: John Folse