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Squab / Leah Chase

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Destrehan, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-11-11

Duration: 00:24:18

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Food | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Arts | PAINTINGS | HUNTING | Cooking (Game) | Cooking (Artichokes) | Destrehan Plantation (La.) | PLANTATIONS | Chase, Leah | Cooking (Pigeon)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Allen, Gary Producer
  • Morris, Amy Guest
  • Spinder, "Doc" Martin Guest
  • Chase, Leah Guest
  • Smithfield Fair Performer


In this episode from the “After the Hunt” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from November 11, 2010, Chef John Folse visits with art historian Amy Morris, who discusses hunting as an inspiration for European painting. In the studio kitchen, he cooks Partridge with Artichoke and continues to discuss artwork with Morris. Next, Chef Folse visits the outdoor kitchen at Destrehan Plantation in Destrehan, Louisiana, and prepares Spit-Roasted Squab with Chef Leah Chase of Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans. Back in the studio kitchen, he cooks Asian Stir-Fried Squab and talks with “Doc” Martin Spinder, a food historian from Destrehan Plantation, about French Louisiana Governor Pierre Clement de Laussat and plantation food. Smithfield Fair entertains the audience with live music throughout the show.