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Sunshine Festival (1996)

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: 1996-05-25

Duration: 00:24:57

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | FESTIVALS | Donaldsonville Sunshine Festival | Cooking (Peas) | Cooking (Goose) | Cooking (Potatoes)


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Birnbaum, Rosemary Sims Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from May 18, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Sunshine Festival in Donaldsonville. In the kitchen, he cooks Hoppin’ John and Speckled Belly Mandarin Goose. He also prepares Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Rosemary Sims Birnbaum, his longtime friend from Donaldsonville.