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Degas House (1999)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-02-27

Duration: 00:25:30

Subjects: Food | Chefs | Folse, John D. | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Degas House (New Orleans, La.) | Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 | Cooking (Chicken) | Cooking (Veal) | Cooking (Ham) | Cooking (Artichokes) | Brennan's (Restaurant: New Orleans, La.)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Miranda, Chris Producer
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Castel, Pamela Associate Producer
  • Roussel, Mike Interviewee


In this episode from the “Bed and Breakfasts of the Bayou State” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from February 27, 1999, Chef John Folse visits the Degas House in New Orleans, Louisiana. In the studio kitchen, he prepares Queen Soup and Fricassees of Veal, Ham, and Artichoke. Back at Degas House, Chef Folse and Mike Roussel, the executive chef at Brennan’s Restaurant, make Crepes Estelle. Roussel also discusses the history of Brennan’s Restaurant.