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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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Episode Description
Saturday, Feb 25, 2012 - 7:30 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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Saturday, Feb 25, 2012 - 7:30 AM "Foods of Africa" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 25, 2012 - 5:00 PM "African Slavery In Louisiana" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 25, 2012 - 7:30 PM "Foods of Africa" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Sep 3, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Native America: Poverty Point" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Native America: Sportsman's Paradise" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Sep 7, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Native America: Native Plant Foods" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Sep 10, 2012 - 10:00 PM "France: New World Exploration" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 - 10:00 PM "France: Fort St. Jean Baptiste and the Colonial Frontier" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Sep 14, 2012 - 10:00 PM "France: The Ursulines" (LEARN/CREATE)
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