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Opelousas (1992)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-06-21

Duration: 00:26:32

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Food | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Crawfish) | Stews | Cooking (Rice) | Desserts | Fudge | Andrepont, Carola Ann Lillie, 1944- | Zydeco music


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Andrepont, Carol Ann Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from June 21, 1992, Chef John Folse cooks Prairie Crawfish Stew and Sausage Crawfish Rice. He also prepares Praline Fudge with Carol Ann Andrepont, the director of the Historic Commission in Opelousas. This episode also includes footage from Opelousas and the history of Zydeco music.