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Yambilee Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-10-12

Duration: 00:24:49

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | FESTIVALS | Louisiana Yambilee Festival (Opelousas, La.) | Cooking (Yams) | Cooking (Sausages) | Cake | Cajun humor | Conque, Murray


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Conque, Murray Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from October 12, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Yambilee Festival in Opelousas. In the kitchen, he cooks Yam Breakfast Sausage and Yam Cake. He also prepares Sweet Potato Flan and discusses Cajun humor with Murray Conque, a Cajun humorist.