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Franklinton & Bogalusa (1993)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana, Franklinton, Washington Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-05-01

Duration: 00:26:25

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Food | Soups | Cooking (Sweet potatoes) | Cooking (Spinach) | Cooking (Liver) | Cake | Cooking (Figs) | Cooking (Pecans) | FESTIVALS | Washington Parish Free Fair


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Lamb, Bob Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from May 1, 1993, Chef John Folse cooks Sweet Potato & Spinach Soup and Sautéed Liver & Onions. He also prepares Fig & Pecan Cake and discusses the history of the Washington Parish Free Fair with Bob Lamb, a resident of Washington Parish. This episode also includes footage of the towns of Bogalusa and Franklinton.