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Judge Porter House (1999)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-01-30

Duration: 00:25:30

Subjects: Food | Chefs | Folse, John D. | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Historic buildings | HISTORIC PRESERVATION | Cooking (Fish) | Cooking (Quail)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Miranda, Chris Producer
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Castel, Pamela Associate Producer
  • Working, Tod Interviewee
  • Lucky, Robert Interviewee


In this episode from the “Bed and Breakfasts of the Bayou State” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from January 30, 1999, Chef John Folse visits the Judge Porter House in Natchitoches, Louisiana. In the studio kitchen, he prepares Cane River Fish Soup and Breast of Quail Colombe. Back at the Judge Porter House, Chef Folse and owner Tod Working make Cheese and Olive Roulades. Chef Folse also interviews antique dealer Robert Lucky, who discusses his work in the restoration of the house.