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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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Monday, Nov 12, 2012 - 10:00 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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Monday, Nov 12, 2012 - 10:00 AM "Foods of Africa" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Nov 12, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Foods of Africa" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Nov 16, 2012 - 10:00 AM "Famous African-Americans" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Nov 16, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Famous African-Americans" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Nov 19, 2012 - 10:00 AM "German Immigration in the 1700s" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Nov 19, 2012 - 10:00 PM "German Immigration in the 1700s" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Nov 23, 2012 - 10:00 AM "The German Coast" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Nov 23, 2012 - 10:00 PM "The German Coast" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Nov 26, 2012 - 10:00 AM "The Germans of New Orleans, Minden and Robert's Cove" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Nov 26, 2012 - 10:00 PM "The Germans of New Orleans, Minden and Robert's Cove" (LEARN/CREATE)
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