The Chowder Trail Cookbook

A selection of the best recipes from Taste of Nova Scotia's Chowder Trail

by Elaine Elliot and Virginia Lee

The best chowders from every corner, cove, harbour and valley in the province!
What better way to get a taste of Nova Scotia than to enjoy a bowl of seafood chowder! Visitors know that Nova Scotia is rich in history, beauty, and seafood. In every town, at every stop along your way, you find Nova Scotians making chowder.
Now 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 these recipes, 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.

About the Authors

Virginia Lee
Virginia Lee
ELAINE ELLIOT is a food enthusiast who has spent countless weekends seeking out new and exciting food ideas at fine restaurants and inns. Her previous cookbooks include twelve titles on subjects ranging from maple syrup to fishcakes. Elaine is also co-author of the bestselling Maritime Flavours: Guidebook and Cookbook. She lives in Kentville, 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 specializing in coastal cuisine. She is a native Nova Scotian and divides her time between Lower Canard, Nova Scotia and Memphis, Tennessee.

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