New England dishes

7 New England Dishes You Have To Try

With amazingly fresh shellfish, including clams, oysters, and lobster, ingredients leftover from indigenous Americans (such as shad, sunchokes, cranberries and corn) and influences from various European settlers, the food in New England shouldn’t be overlooked. New England dishes range from the classic clam chowder to crab cakes and sweet blueberry pie.

Here’s some of the tastiest things to make from Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland and more…

New England Dishes

1. Clam Chowder

New England clam chowder is an ionic and hearty soup that can be a little intimidating to make at home. No more! Even using fresh clams, this soup is an easy way to enjoy a favourite homemade soup that’s creamy, satisfying, and full of amazing flavours.

Recipe is by The Chunky Chef.

2. Maine Lobster Roll

Bring a taste of coastal New England to your table with these Maine Lobster Rolls. See how fresh, simple ingredients make these lobster salad sandwiches a crave-worthy summertime classic.

Recipe is by Striped Spatula.

3. Clam Bake

An authentic New England Style Sheet Pan Clam Bake is loaded with lobster tails, corn cobs, red potatoes, shrimp, clams and andouille sausage all tossed in plenty of butter and old bay seasoning.

Recipe is by The College Housewife

4. Maryland Crab Cakes

A Maryland staple, these crab cakes made from fresh lump crab meat and Old Bay are authentic and easy to prepare.

Recipe is by Once Upon A Chef.

5. Wild Blueberry Pie

What’s so special about Maine blueberries? They’re beautiful, round, petite, dark blueberries packed with flavour and natural sweetness. A bit of sugar, some warm spices and a little lemon juice to make those berries POP! All of this encased in a flaky, golden crust and baked to perfection.

Recipe is by A Tasty Adventure.

New England dishes

6. New England Boiled Dinner

New England Boiled Dinner is ‘meat and potatoes’ in its most pure and simplest form. It’s a wonderfully hearty one dish meal the whole family will enjoy.

Recipe is by Lemony Thyme.

New England dishes

7. Boston Cream Pie

The best Boston cream pie recipe is here! It has two layers of buttery vanilla sponge cake sandwiched together with a creamy pastry cream filling, and topped with chocolate ganache. Every bite will melt in your mouth.

Recipe is by Pretty. Simple. Sweet.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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