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Phyllis & Buster Fresina (2003)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-02-15

Duration: 00:25:14

Subjects: Food | Folse, John D. | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Italian | Cooking (Pasta) | Cooking (Eggplant)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fresina, Phyllis Guest
  • Fresina, Buster 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 February 15, 2003, Chef John Folse tours the Fresina Pasta Company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with owners Phyllis Fresina and Buster Fresina. Phyllis also shares her family recipe for Lasagna. In his kitchen, Chef Folse prepares a healthier version of the Lasagna, as well as Eggplant Caponata.