A Rising Tide – Recipes and Stories from Canada’s Atlantic Coast
A Rising Tide – Recipes and Stories from Canada’s Atlantic Coast, is a beautiful journey through the Atlantic Coast’s edible renaissance. It features recipes using traditional and local ingredients presented in new and innovative ways. Stunning cooking that embodies the spirit of the people and the unique foods of the land.
From Newfoundland’s exclusive Fogo Island Inn to Nova Scotia’s bountiful Annapolis Valley. From PEI’s beachside lobster boils to the cranberry fields of New Brunswick. Food is at the heart of Atlantic Canada’s renewed identity. A Rising Tide is a beautiful love letter to Atlantic Canada’s culinary renaissance featuring over 100 modern recipes by the authors and beloved chefs and restaurants from the region, such as Jonathan Gushue from the Fogo Island Inn and Dave Smart from Bessie North House.
The recipes found in A Rising Tide,
Celebrate the East Coast’s culturally diverse food traditions, each with a local wine or beer pairing. There’s also a helpful substitutions guide; essays highlighting key ingredients of each province. It also gives a sense of the place, its foods, and people; incredible seasonal menus; and gorgeous food and landscape photography. Authors DL Acken and Emily Lycopolus, who grew up eating classic Atlantic Canadian dishes, spent months in the region to learn and taste all of the exciting culinary innovations.
Enjoy local ingredients in recipes like Partridgeberry Breakfast Rolls and discover what makes wild blueberries near the shores of Bay of Fundy in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia so special. Learn the art of pickling, an East Coast tradition, with Pickled Garlic Scapes or Pickled Quahogs. Delight in Beach Chair Mussels made with PEI Brewing Co.’s Beach Chair Lager. Meet the amazing fishermen, producers, foragers, and chefs who serve the freshest meals, and then recreate those meals at home. A Rising Tide is as much a souvenir as it is a delicious resource to enjoy all of Atlantic Canada’s wonders.
Praise for A Rising Tide
“Oh, how I loved this visual and culinary walk through my favourite corner of the world. This is so much more than just an excellent cookbook, it offers a glimpse into our past, present, and future here in Atlantic Canada.”
—ALAN DOYLE, musician, actor, and author of All Together Now, A Newfoundlander in Canada, and Where I Belong
“Atlantic Canada holds a special place in my heart. The spirit and energy of the people and places are incredible. They share a true love of local food and genuinely celebrate their passionate farmers, fishermen, and culinary artisans. This is why I am excited about A Rising Tide. Just flipping through the pages brings back great memories of my East Coast travels. I can’t wait to cook some of these delicious dishes for my family and create new memories around the dinner table.”
—LYNN CRAWFORD, chef
“A Rising Tide paints one of the most accurate pictures of what modern day cooking is in Atlantic Canada . . . a perfect blend of culinary history, ingredients, land, sea, and the creative people who tell the stories of place through food. The recipes are familiar yet bursting with a fresh vibrancy that comes from chefs who understand where they are. The photographs are so beautiful they make me want to rush outside and look out at the sea, or perhaps an apple orchard.”
—CRAIG FLINN, executive chef and president of ECD Restaurants Inc.& Fork in the Road Productions
“Emily and Danielle have given us a love letter to Atlantic Canada. The stories and history, and passion and tastes of each Atlantic province are all brought to life by the book’s gorgeous photography and mouthwatering recipes. This book will stay in my kitchen as I bring to life the memories and tastes of lobster rolls, blueberry grunts, and more!”
—CHRISTINE COUVELIER, global culinary trendologist, executive chef