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Creole Tomato Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-03-02

Duration: 00:24:11

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Italian | FESTIVALS | French Market Creole Tomato Festival | Cooking (Tomatoes) | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Crawfish) | Cooking (Bread) | FRENCH MARKET


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Benandi, Sam Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from March 2, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the French Market Creole Tomato Festival in New Orleans. In the kitchen, he cooks Creole Tomato Bisque and Creole Marinara Sauce with Crawfish. He also prepares Panzanella and discusses the history of the French Market and its Italian influences with Sam Banandi, a French Market vegetable stall operator.