Hearty fish-chowder menu

A homemade meal so delicious, the soup ladle will be at the bottom of the pot — and dessert on the table — in record time.


Smoked-trout chowder recipe
Photo by Angus Fergusson

Ladle up big bowls of warming fish chowder, and revel in a homemade meal that’s so cozy, the Polar Vortex will slip your mind. Whether you’re inviting guests over, or it’s strictly a family affair (after the holidays, a break from socializing may be just what the doctor ordered) your spoon will be hitting the bottom of the bowl before you know it. The good news? That means it’s time for dessert!



Maple rye and ginger

Cocktail & appetizer

Sweet and spicy nuts and maple rye and ginger
Set out a quick snack for early arrivals, stir a few cocktails, and let guests mingle while you add the finishing touches to dinner.


Smoked-trout chowder
Preserved fish, like local smoked trout, gives this everyday fish chowder a satisfying boost of flavour.


Photo by Angus Fergusson

Cheesy bannock
Photo by Angus Fergusson



Cheesy bannock
Soak up the flavour of your soup with this savoury bread. A northern staple, it is traditionally cooked over an open fire, provides body-fuelling carbs, requires few ingredients and tastes as comforting as it looks!





Photo by Roberto Caruso

Bushberry pudding cake
Photo by Angus Fergusson



Bushberry pudding cake
Cold-hardy fruit, such as raspberries, adds a dose of antioxidants and gives this dessert a sweet-tart taste.