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Crab Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Lacombe, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, 30.3092995, -89.9636309

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-03-09

Duration: 00:24:49

Subjects: Food | FESTIVALS | Lacombe Crab Festival | Cooking (Seafood) | Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Cooking (Crabs) | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | Etouffee | Crab industry


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Pearson, Cultus Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from March 9, 1996, Chef John Folse visits Lacombe for the Bayou Lacombe Crab Festival. In the kitchen, he cooks Twin Crab Etouffee and Deep-Fried Soft-Shell Crab. He also prepares Rockefeller Crab Claws and discusses the crabbing industry with Cultus Pearson, a commercial crab fisherman.