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Pecan Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Colfax, Grant Parish, Louisiana, 31.5205781, -92.709825

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-11-9

Duration: 00:24:49

Subjects: Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Trout) | Cooking (Pecans) | Pralines | Meat loaf | Cake | Cooking (Carrots) | Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | FESTIVALS | Louisiana Pecan Festival (Colfax, La.)


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • McDonald, Pat Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from November 9, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Louisiana Pecan Festival in Colfax. In the kitchen, he cooks Fillet of Speckled Trout with Praline Pecan Sauce and Pecan Meatloaf. He also prepares Carrot Cake with Praline Garnish and discusses the origin of the praline and its association with New Orleans with Pat McDonald, the owner of Aunt Sally’s Pralines in New Orleans.