Chuck and the First Peoples' Kitchen


Thursday, October 15


  • Episode 7

Chuck travels to the gates of northern Quebec in the Cree community of Waswanipi. Alongside Matthew Ottereyes, a skilled fisherman, Chuck travels to one of the most beautiful sites, Waswanipi Lake, hoping to catch walleye. Matthew invites Chuck home to meet his wife Magguie, who is extremely knowledgeable in the cooking of walleye. A shared family moment awaits Chuck when Magguie teaches him her recipe for cooking walleye accompanied by a traditional bannock.

Chuck discusses jams and traditional desserts.

Waswanipi, QC

Old waswanipi village.

Wild blueberries

Chuck holding a waleye.

Deep fried waleye with sauce.

Deep fried waleye with sauce, corn and bannock.

Blueberry paste on a piece of bannock.