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Melrose Plantation (1994)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-04-16

Duration: 00:23:55

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Food | PLANTATIONS | Melrose Plantation (La.) | Cooking (Chicken) | Cooking (Tomatoes) | Cooking (Shrimp) | Cooking (Seafood) | Soups | Cooking (Liver) | Chase, Leah


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Chase, Leah Guest


In this episode from the “Plantation Celebrations” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from April 16, 1994, Chef John Folse visits Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches Parish. In the kitchen, he cooks Ratatouille Stuffed Chicken and Creole Tomato Soup with Shrimp. He also prepares Chicken Liver Pate and discusses Louisiana food traditions with Chef Leah Chase, the owner of Dooky Chase's Restaurant in New Orleans.