Nova Scotia boasts the world's first Chowder Trail, featuring local restaurants offering outstanding chowders to visitors and residents alike. Cookbook authors Elaine Elliot and Virginia Lee have selected the best of the recipes from restaurants, diners and food trucks in the province, tested and adapted them for home use and brought them together in this appealing collection.
Every bowl of chowder tells a story of its community's roots and local harvest. This collection of recipes offers home cooks many great ideas on how to use fresh seafood from the Atlantic coast combined with other seasonal ingredients to produce tempting, tasty and healthy dishes.
ELAINE ELLIOT is a food enthusiast who has spent many weekends seeking out new and exciting restaurants, recipes and flavours. She is the author of more than twenty cookbooks on subjects ranging from maple syrup to fishcakes. With her sister Virginia Lee, Elaine is the author of the bestselling Maritime Flavours: Guidebook and Cookbook. She lives in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
VIRGINIA LEE is the author of Pacific Flavours: Guidebook and Cookbook and with her sister, Elaine Elliot, is the co-author of Maritime Flavours: Guidebook and Cookbook as well as several other cookbooks that specialize in Canadian and coastal Maritime cuisine. She is a native Nova Scotian and divides her time between Lower Canard, Nova Scotia and North Palm Beach, Florida.