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Strawberry Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, 30.4411043, -90.4460193

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-11-16

Duration: 00:24:49

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | FESTIVALS | Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival | Cooking (Strawberries) | Cooking (Peppers) | Cooking (Lamb and mutton) | Sims, Julia, 1942- | Photographers | SWAMPS


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Sims, Julia Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from November 16, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Strawberry Festival in Ponchatoula. In the kitchen, he cooks Pepper-Seared Lamb Chops with Strawberries and Strawberry Truffles. He also prepares Strawberry Daiquiris with Julia Sims, a nature photographer, as they discuss her photographs of the swamps of Louisiana.