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Los Isleños Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, 29.8674905, -89.8616734

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-11-02

Duration: 00:24:49

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Spanish | FESTIVALS | Los Isleños Heritage & Cultural Society | Soups | Cooking (Rice) | Puddings | New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815 | United States -- History -- War of 1812


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Carbello, Debbie Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from November 2, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Los Isleños Festival in St. Bernard Parish. In the kitchen, he cooks a traditional Caldo, Los Isleños Paella, and Boiled Pudding. He also prepares Mirliton Pudding with Debbie Carballo as they discuss the Los Isleños Culture in Louisiana and their participation in the Battle of New Orleans.