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Bemidji Pioneer: Class learns to make cattail cakes at Leech Lake Tribal College

 

September 13, 2017



LEECH LAKE -- The process of cooking cattail cakes does not look appetizing.

To mix the batter, a chef must pull apart the flower head to collect the dandelion-like fluff, then mix it with either flour or cattail root starch, vinegar and ashes -- yes, ashes -- from a hardwood like maple.

http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/local/4326930-cattail-cookin-class-learns-make-cattail-cakes-leech-lake-tribal-college


 

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