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Alexandria & Lecompte (1992)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-05-31

Duration: 00:26:15

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | Cooking (Vegetables) | Soups | Pies | Cooking (Pecans) | Lea's Lunchroom | Johnson, Ann | Kent Plantation House (La.) | Hotel Bentley (Alexandria, La.)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Johnson, Ann Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from May 31, 1992, Chef John Folse cooks Tunica Stuffed Peppers and Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Sandwich Soup. He also prepares Mason-Dixon Pecan Pie with Ann Johnson, the manager of Lea’s Restaurant in Lecompte. This episode also includes footage of the Bentley Hotel and Kent House in Alexandria and the town of Lecompte.