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Ponchatoula & Madisonville (1992)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, Madisonville, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-07-19

Duration: 00:26:17

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Food | Cooking (Strawberries) | Cooking (Pork) | Cooking (Chicken) | Pies | Gideon, Charles H., Sr. | Tchefuncte River (La.)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Gideon, Charles Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from July 19, 1992, Chef John Folse cooks Strawberry Glazed Pork Loin and Coq au Vin with Strawberry Wine. He also prepares Strawberry 7-Up Pie with Dr. Charles Gideon, the former mayor of Ponchatoula and the founder of the Strawberry Festival. This episode also includes footage from Ponchatoula, Madisonville, and the Tchefuncte River.