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Washington & Ville Platte (1992)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, Washington, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-09-27

Duration: 00:26:12

Subjects: Fiddlers | Chicot State Park | Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Shrimp) | Cooking (Pork) | Cooking (Crawfish) | Pies | Cake | Desserts | Castille, Hadley J. | Cajun music


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Castille, Hadley Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from September 27, 1992, Chef John Folse cooks Cornbread and Shrimp Stuffed Pork Chops and Crawfish Pie. He also prepares Sad Cake with Hadley Castille, a Cajun fiddler. This episode also includes footage of the city of Ville Platte, including Chicot State Park, and the town of Washington.