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Sharon Jesowshek (2003)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: French Settlement, Livingston Parish, Louisiana, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-07-05

Duration: 00:25:15

Subjects: Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Desserts | Bread puddings | Food | Folse, John D. | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking (Pork)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Jesowshek, Sharon Guest
  • Porche, Donald Guest
  • Bush, Charles Producer
  • York, Michaela D. Producer


In this episode from the “Louisiana Cooking with a Change of Heart” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from July 5, 2003, Chef John Folse and his friend Sharon Jesowshek visit Porche’s Sausage in French Settlement, Louisiana, where butcher Donald Porche shows them the proper way to butcher a pig. At Sharon’s home in French Settlement, she shares her recipe for Hog’s Head Cheese. In his kitchen, Chef Folse prepares a healthier version of the Hog’s Head Cheese, as well as a Bread Pudding Cake.