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Poplar Grove Plantation (1994)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-04-02

Duration: 00:24:16

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | PLANTATIONS | Poplar Grove Plantation (La.) | Cooking (Chicken) | Cooking (Oysters) | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Artichokes) | Cooking (Figs)


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Wilkinson, Ann Guest
  • Timmons, Anne Guest


In this episode from the “Plantation Celebrations” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from April 2, 1994, Chef John Folse visits Poplar Grove Plantation in Port Allen, where he talks with the owner, Ann Wilkinson. In the kitchen, he cooks Chicken & Oyster Fricassee and Italian Stuffed Artichokes. He also prepares Fig Ice Cream and discusses the history of Poplar Grove Plantation with Anne Timmons of the West Baton Rouge Tourist Commission.