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Melody Meadows (1999)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-02-20

Duration: 00:25:30

Subjects: Food | Chefs | Folse, John D. | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Crawfish) | Cooking (Bananas) | Cake | Cooking (Shrimp) | POTTERY


  • Folse, John Host
  • Miranda, Chris Producer
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Castel, Pamela Associate Producer
  • Clark, Gina Interviewee
  • Follette, Kent Interviewee


In this episode from the “Bed and Breakfasts of the Bayou State” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from February 20, 1999, Chef John Folse visits Melody Meadows in Choudrant, Louisiana. In the studio kitchen, he prepares Crawfish Bisque and Banana Pound Cake. Back at Melody Meadows, Chef Folse and owner Gina Clark make a Shrimp Dip. Chef Folse also meets with artist Kent Follette at his pottery studio outside of Ruston, Louisiana.