TASTE OF LOUISIANA WITH CHEF JOHN FOLSE & CO.: OUR

Program Details
Air Time: 
12/30/2013 - 11:00am - 11:29am
Program Title: 
LOS ISLENOS
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.lpb.org/programs/tasteofla/ourfoodheritage/
PSIP Description: 
Meet the hopeful Islenos descendants who live in St. Bernard Parish and learn about their heritage.
Long Description: 
Hurricane Katrina focused attention on Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish, home of the resilient, proud and hopeful Islenos descendants. Dorothy Benge introduces us to these wonderful people and the unique heritage of these Canary Islanders. Chef Folse visits Rhonda Gautier in Natchitoches, La. as she prepares the tamale, a great food contribution of the Spanish. Neil and Donna Wilkinson perform traditional music from the Spanish colonial period.