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Marie Orgeron (2003)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-01-25

Duration: 00:25:14

Subjects: Food | Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Pies | Cooking (Pecans) | Soups | Cooking (Shrimp) | Cooking (Corn) | Academy of the Sacred Heart (Grand Coteau, La.)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Orgeron, Marie 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 25, 2003, Chef John Folse visits the Academy of the Sacred Heart, an all-girls Catholic school in Grand Coteau, Louisiana, that dates back to 1821. He meets with Marie Orgeron, an alumna and the former development director, who shares a special school recipe for Pecan Pie. In his kitchen, Chef Folse prepares a healthier version of the Pecan Pie, as well as Corn & Shrimp Soup.