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Frog Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Rayne, Acadia Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-05-18

Duration: 00:24:45

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | FESTIVALS | Rayne Frog Festival | Cooking (Frogs) | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Crabs)


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Toups, Wayne Guest
  • Royer, Martha Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from May 18, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Frog Festival in Rayne, where he speaks with Wayne Toups about the annual Jumping Frog Competition. In the kitchen, he cooks Osso Buco of Frog Legs and Crabmeat Stuffed Frog Legs. He also prepares Cracklin’ Biscuits with Martha Royer, a tour guide and the owner of the Maison Daboval Bed & Breakfast in Rayne.