West Island eatery offers new take on traditional Indigenous cuisine – CTV News

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July 8, 2019

A new West Island restaurant is giving Montreal residents a unique look at some traditional Indigenous dishes.

Salmon cake with wild salad, wild rice with cranberries, and traditional bannock are all on the menu at Miqmak Catering Indigenous Kitchen – the island’s only Indigenous-owned restaurant.

Learning traditional recipes from her grandmother in her youth, chef Norma Condo started her own catering business after finishing culinary school.

But now, she’s expanded to a space that includes a dining room where everyone can come enjoy Mi’kmaw cooking.

“I could have clientele come in and see our culture, our way of cooking,” Condo told CTV Montreal. “Because there’s not too many Indigenous places that people know, or what we eat, or how it’s done.”

Read More: https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/west-island-eatery-offers-new-take-on-traditional-indigenous-cuisine-1.4497243

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