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Jefferson Island & New Iberia (1992)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-07-05

Duration: 00:26:19

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Food | Cooking (Chicken) | Cooking (Okra) | Stews | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Shrimp) | Cooking (Pecans) | Bienvenu, Marcelle | Jefferson Island (La.) | Lake Peigneur (La.)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Bienvenu, Marcelle Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from July 5, 1992, Chef John Folse cooks Chicken and Okra Stew and Drunken Shrimp. He also prepares a Pecan Praline Sauce with chef and author Marcelle Bienvenu. This episode also includes footage of the Joseph Jefferson Home on Jefferson Island and Lake Peigneur.