Chuck and the First Peoples' Kitchen
Eager to expand his horizons and learn more about their culinary traditions, Chef Chuck Hughes is welcomed into Indigenous communities across Canada.
S01:E01 - Kitigan Zibi, Quebec
Chuck travels to Kitigan Zibi where he and Cezin Nottaway gather ingredients by going sugarbushing for maple syrup. Their search yields an unexpectedly delicious surprise.
S01:E02 - Iqaluit, Nunavut (Pt. 1)
Chuck travels to Iqaluit, an Inuit community in Nunavut, where a sudden squall interrupts their ice fishing. His new friends, however, are still able to share their diet with him.
S01:E05 - Gesgapegiag, Quebec (Pt. 1)
Chuck visits Norma Condo, from the Mi'kmaq community of Gesgapegiac in Eastern Quebec, who invites him lobster fishing, and who also shares her cooking techniques with him.
S01:E06 - Gesgapegiag, Quebec (Pt. 2)
Chuck visits Gesgapegiac, a Mi'kmaq community in East Quebec, where he and Stephen Jerome fish a river full of salmon, learn about basket-weaving, and cook al local recipe.
S01:E07 - Waswanipi, Quebec
Chuck travels to the Cree community of Waswanipi where Matthew Ottereyes takes Chuck to Waswanipi Lake to catch walleye before Matthew's wife Magguie shares her walleye recipe.
S01:E11 - Wikwemikong, Ontario
Chuck travels to Wikwemikong on Manitoulin Island where he and Theodore Flamand visit the site where Theodore and his colleagues want to reintroduce wild rice to the land.
S01:E12 - Terra Nova National Park, Newfoundland
Chuck travels to Miawpukek and takes part in a moose hunt with Gregory Jeddore and other local hunters. They also discuss culinary methods of preparing this very respected animal.
S01:E13 - Abegweit First Nation, Prince Edward Island
Chuck travels to Scotchfort, an Abegweit First Nation community on Prince Edward Island, where he, Brezlyn, and a special guest go eel fishing and meet a community Elder.