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Waterproof & Ferriday (1992)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Ferriday, Concordia Parish, Louisiana, Waterproof, Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-09-16

Duration: 00:26:13

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | Cooking (Pecans) | Cooking (Chicken) | Cooking (Potatoes) | Cooking (Ostrich meat) | Ostrich farms


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Greggs, Penny Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from August 16, 1992, Chef John Folse cooks Pecan Crusted Chicken Breast with a Pecan Praline Sauce and Twice-Baked Potatoes. He also prepares Ostrich Stir Fry with Penny Greggs, an ostrich farmer from Ferriday. This episode also includes footage from Waterproof, Ferriday, the Louisiana Folk Life Museum, and an ostrich farm.