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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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Friday, Sep 28, 2012 - 10:00 PM    "African Slavery In Louisiana" While the Africans contributed to the agriculture of the state, they certainly left their mark on the cuisine of Louisiana as well. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, an authority on the African-American experience, introduces us to these ingenious culinarians by tracing their heritage from Africa to the cane fields, cotton patches and kitchens of South Louisiana. Chef Folse joins Chef Don Mastroni and Pearlie Jefferson at the Old Coffee Pot in New Orleans to make rice, or "calla" cakes, a favorite snack of New Orleanians. D
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Friday, Sep 28, 2012 - 10:00 PM "African Slavery In Louisiana" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Oct 8, 2012 - 10:00 AM "Native America: Native Plant Foods" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Oct 8, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Native America: Native Plant Foods" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Oct 12, 2012 - 10:00 AM "France: New World Exploration" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Oct 15, 2012 - 10:00 AM "France: Fort St. Jean Baptiste and the Colonial Frontier" (LEARN/CREATE)
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