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Photos and stories from Canada's Atlantic Coast to inspire your next trip

A Rising Tide, cookbook and love letter to the Maritimes, weaves together recipes and stories from Prince Edward Island to Newfoundland for one epic journey. 

A Rising Tide: A Cookbook of Recipes and Stories from Canada's Atlantic Coast

From the enchanting legacy of Anne of Green Gables in Prince Edward Island to the wilds of Newfoundland and the East Coast’s bustling seaside towns, it’s no wonder the beauty of the Maritimes has a magical hold over us. And now we can take a piece of the iconic region home with A Rising Tide: A cookbook of recipes and stories from Canada's Atlantic Coast. 

Inside this stunning book from food photographer Dl Acken and cookbook author Emily Lycopolus, you'll find 100 recipes from local chefs, meet the makers defining the region's burgeoning food scene, and be transported into the Maritimes' many breathtaking landscapes. If flipping through its pages doesn't get you inspired for your next trip out east (how could it not?), we have a series of guides that will take you around Prince Edward Island; show you the coolest things to do in Halifax; and tell you what's up in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Start your journey through the Maritimes right now with a series of photos from A Rising Tide below. Warning: images may cause hunger. 

A Rising Tide, cookbook and stories from Canada's Atlantic Coast | Lobster and crab traps

You'll find stationary wooden traps like these scattered all over the Maritimes to catch crustaceans such as lobsters and crabs. 

A Rising Tide, cookbook and stories from Canada's Atlantic Coast | Freshly caught clams

Authors DL Acken and Emily Lycopolus grew up eating classic Atlantic Canadian fare like clams, mussels and scallops (also known as 'molluscs'). The two spent months in the region capturing the East Coast's diverse landscape and food scene.  

A Rising Tide, cookbook and stories from Canada's Atlantic Coast | Lobster roll

Lobster rolls originated in Connecticut and made their way up to the Canadian east coast, where they are extremely popular amongst tourists and locals. So popular, in fact, that the Maritime provinces were once home to the McDonald's 'McLobster.'

A Rising Tide, cookbook and stories from Canada's Atlantic Coast | Newfoundland and Labrador

The Atlantic Ocean has always been the mainstay for food and livelihoods in Newfoundland and Labrador, the most easterly province of Canada. 

A Rising Tide, cookbook and stories from Canada's Atlantic Coast | A lobster boil in Nova Scotia

You haven't truly experienced Nova Scotia (Canada's largest exporter of lobster) until you've tried a good ol' fashioned one-pot lobster boil like this. 

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