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Sugar Cane Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana, 30.004568, -91.8099085

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-06-08

Duration: 00:24:54

Subjects: Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | FESTIVALS | Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival (New Iberia, La.) | Barbecuing | Cooking (Chicken) | Pralines | Folse, John D. | SUGAR INDUSTRY


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Kessler, P. Buckley Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from June 8, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Sugar Cane Festival in New Iberia. In the kitchen, he cooks Oven-Baked Barbeque Ribs and Chicken Brulot. He also prepares Pralines and discusses the sugarcane industry with P. Buckley Kessler, a sugarcane plantation owner and the operator of the Cora Texas Sugar Mill.