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Rice Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-06-22

Duration: 00:24:35

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | FESTIVALS | International Rice Festival (Crowley, La.) | Cooking (Rice) | Gumbo (Soup) | Cooking (Beans) | Cooking (Sausages) | JAMBALAYA | Agriculture | Rice farmers


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Garber, Wayne Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from June 22, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the International Rice Festival in Crowley. In the kitchen, he cooks Louisiana Risotto and Red Beans, Rice & Sausage Gumbo. He also prepares Jambalaya Rice Salad and discusses the history of Louisiana rice farming and aromatic rice with Wayne Garber, a Louisiana rice farmer.