Based on his cookbook of the same name, A TASTE OF LOUISIANA WITH CHEF JOHN FOLSE & COMPANY: HOOKS, LIES & ALIBIS takes viewers from the waterways of the state to the kitchen as chef Folse prepares dishes honoring the age-old tradition of fishing, and Louisiana's world famous cuisine. In this 13-part cooking series, chef Folse travels through the region, visiting with local fishermen, shrimpers and the everyday people who live, work and celebrate life along the rivers, swamps and the Gulf of Mexico. The series highlights the beauty of the area, the friendliness of its people and, of course, the great seafood that can only be found in the region. Chef Folse demonstrates how to cook up some of the very best seafood dishes, including shrimp, crabs, fish, alligator, and other tasty treats from the Gulf Coast region.
John visits St. Mary's Seafood & Marina. He makes fried soft-shelled crab po boys with Frank Randol of Lafayette, owner of Randol's Restaurant.
In this episode, John Folse travels to Scott, in south central Louisiana, and learns about all natural aqua farming of tilapia.
In this episode, John explains the different varieties of tasty Gulf fish species off of the coast.
In this episode, John travels to Lake Des Allemand, east of New Orleans where he learns the methods of catching catfish from German descendants.
In this episode, John goes to the world-famous Toledo Bend Reservoir to tangle with hard-fighting large mouth bass and the delicious white perch, locally called crappie.
In this episode, John visits the famous Tony's Seafood Market in Baton Rouge and learns the secrets behind their success.
In this episode, John encounters the endless varieties of fish offered up in the Gulf of Mexico.
In this episode, John gets a first-hand look at the size and scope of Louisiana's coastal erosion problem.
In this episode, John joins the fun at the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.
In this episode, John travel to south Louisiana and visits the Houma Native American Nation, and learns about the Houma's fishing culture and techniques for making alligator gar tasso.
In this episode, John travels to Lake Verret, LA to hunt for the feisty alligator snapping turtle.
In this episode, John travels the mouth of the Mississippi River and meets the Lepetich family.
In this episode, John meets Bobby Collins and learns how to dry shrimp.
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