From the Atlantic Ocean to well-tended organic farms, Maine offers some of the best raw materials for rustic, hearty cuisine. Add the independent spirit and quiet humor of the people and it becomes apparent why chefs, fisherman, and artisans are drawn to the state. Their fierce pride, respect for the land, and lack of pretension are recognizable ingredients in the food they produce, from fresh lobster to blueberry pancakes. Dive in to the salty personality of Maine’s cuisine!
about Brooke Dojny
Brooke Dojny is an award-winning food journalist and cookbook author who specializes in writing about New England food. She is the author of Lobster!, The New England Cookbook, The New England Clam Shack Cookbook, and Dishing Up® Maine. Dojny writes regularly for the Portland Herald. She lives on the Blue Hill Peninsula in Maine.