An Indigenous take on holiday appetizers and side dishes

Chef Bill Alexander shares recipes for festive appetizers and sides using Indigenous ingredients.
Published December 11, 2019 4:41 p.m. EST
Last Updated December 11, 2019 4:41 p.m. EST
When it comes to holiday meals, the turkey tends to soak up the spotlight, but the supporting players are just as important! Every festive feast needs delicious appetizers and sides to round it all out, and here to give us some great options as we get ready for the holidays is Chef Bill Alexander. He brought us five yummy Indigenous recipes that might just steal that attention away from the turkey this year. Take one look at how great they look in the images below, and you'll see why.Click on any of the photos to get the recipe, and watch the video above for our whole chat with Bill!

Saskatoon berry busk

Smoked venison carpaccio

Smoked maple salmon purée

Indigenous cobb salad

Wild rice and blueberry salad

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