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Magnolia Mound Plantation (1994)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-06-11

Duration: 00:24:10

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Food | PLANTATIONS | Magnolia Mound Plantation (Baton Rouge, La.) | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Fish) | Cooking (Beets) | Cooking (Pumpkin) | POTTERY | Follette, Kent


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Edwards, Gwen Guest
  • Follette, Kent Guest


In this episode from the “Plantation Celebrations” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from June 11, 1994, Chef John Folse visits Magnolia Mound Plantation in Baton Rouge, where he discusses early plantation life with Gwen Edwards, the plantation director. In the kitchen, he cooks Cedar-Planked Snapper and Beet Marmalade. He also prepares Louisiana Pumpkin Bread and discusses pottery with Kent Follette, a famous potter.