Food

Pemmican

A staple food used by Mackenzie on both expeditions, it consisted of animal meat dried over a slow fire, or by exposure to the sun or frost. It was pounded between two stones and then mixed with melted boiling fat. This made a nutritious food which was sealed in airtight hide bags and was easily carried on long journeys. “

A little time reconciles it to the palate

” - Mackenzie

pemmican