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Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage

A TASTE OF LOUISIANA WITH CHEF JOHN FOLSE & CO.: OUR FOOD HERITAGE XI uncovers the history behind the bayou state's signature Cajun and Creole dishes. The 26-part series celebrates the multicultural influences on Louisiana's cuisine in colorful and informative sequences filmed in picturesque locales and in cooking segments taped before a live studio audience. In addition, noted historians and chefs discuss the origins of Louisiana's most revered foods and recipes. The series reflects Folse's philosophy on cooking: choose the culinary heritage of your people, select regional ingredients and, finally, practice simplicity.

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Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 - 9:30 AM    "Foods of Africa" Foods such as yams, red beans, rice, melons, okra and eggplant are indigenous to West Africa, the ancestral homeland of most of Louisiana's African-Americans. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Professor Eileen Julian give audiences an insight on the roots of much of Louisiana's African-American cuisine. Chef Leah Chase gives Chef Folse a lesson on making Gumbo Des Herbes, a traditional Holy Thursday dish. D
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More Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage on LEARN/CREATE (MT)
Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 - 7:30 AM "African Slavery In Louisiana" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 - 9:30 AM "Foods of Africa" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 - 7:30 PM "African Slavery In Louisiana" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 - 9:30 PM "Foods of Africa" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 16, 2014 - 10:00 AM "Famous African-Americans" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 1, 2014 - 6:30 AM "Spanish Rule" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 1, 2014 - 7:30 AM "Italian Immigration to America" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 1, 2014 - 6:30 PM "Spanish Rule" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 1, 2014 - 7:30 PM "Italian Immigration to America" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 - 11:00 AM "New Orleans' Creoles" (LEARN/CREATE)
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