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Donaldsonville (1993)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-03-27

Duration: 00:26:13

Subjects: Ruggiero, Butch | Lafitte's Landing Restaurant (Donaldsonville, La.) | Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Food | Cooking, Italian | Cooking (Chicken) | Cooking (Sausages) | Pizza


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Ruggiero, Butch Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from March 27, 1993, Chef John Folse focuses on Italian cooking and prepares Bracioline and Oregano Chicken with Italian Sausage. He also cooks Pesto Pizza with Butch Ruggiero, a restaurateur. This episode also includes footage from the city of Donaldsonville, including Lafitte’s Landing Restaurant owned by Folse.