Mitsitam Cafe Executive Chef Discusses Sorel Cactus Syrup, Fiddlehead Ferns and What is 'Native' Food

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The Mitsitam Cafe Executive Chef Richard Hetzler discusses his November 2010-released “The Mitsitam Café Cookbook” and American Indian culinary traditions with the director of the National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institute), Kevin Gover (Pawnee).

Hetzler's cookbook took second place in the “Best Local” category at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in Paris on March 3. Read more about Chef Hetzler, the cookbook and the prestigious award here.