The East Coast Celebrations Cookbook

Menus and Recipes for Every Special Occasion

by Craig Flinn

Fresh local seafood and produce shine in variations on classic recipes and delightful menus for every special occasion of the year.

Holidays and special events with family and friends offer great opportunities to celebrate delicious fresh seafood and produce when you live on Canada’s East Coast. Local ingredients, from PEI potatoes to Nova Scotia lobster, can be put together in simple but imaginative ways to offer memorable meals – and enjoyable get-togethers.

Chef Craig Flinn has made local produce and new twists on traditional dishes his career specialty. In this book he offers menu ideas for every special event of the year – from Valentine’s Day through Easter, Mother’s Day, summer family reunions, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Every recipe – like Snow Crab Crusted Halibut, Clam and Summer Corn Chowder, and Pumpkin Cheesecake with Cranberry Port Sauce – offers a surprising and delicious new variation. 

Whether it’s one new dish, or an entire menu, this is a cookbook that will give any East Coast cook great ideas for their special occasions and celebrations.

About the Author

Craig Flinn

CRAIG FLINN is a leading Nova Scotia chef and restaurateur, known for championing local produce and the province’s culinary heritage. He is the author of four bestselling cookbooks and a regular on CBC’s Radio Noon. He was the owner-chef of Chives Canadian Bistro and 2 Doors Down in Halifax. Newly a father of two, Craig lives in Dartmouth.

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