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Darlene Foret (2003)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Raceland, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-01-18

Duration: 00:25:13

Subjects: Cooking (Sweet potatoes) | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Crawfish) | Food | Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cake


  • Folse, John Host
  • Foret, Darlene Guest
  • Folse, Roy Guest
  • Bush, Charles Producer
  • York, Michaela D. Producer


In this episode from the “Louisiana Cooking with a Change of Heart” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from January 18, 2003, Chef John Folse visits Darlene Foret at her home in Raceland, Louisiana. She shares her family recipe for Sweet Potato Cake. In his kitchen, Chef Folse prepares a healthier version of the Sweet Potato Cake, as well as his father Roy Folse’s Crawfish Stew recipe.