Blount Fine Foods
Jan10

Where the Chowder Came From

Clam chowder is an extremely popular dish with some classic roots based right here in New England. But what gave birth to such a dish and who brought it to be?

Blount New England clam chowderChowder as it is known today originated as a shipboard dish and was thickened with the use of hardtack. Chowder was brought to North America with immigrants from England and France and seafarers more than 250 years ago. As we all know today, this delicious dish became quite popular and is now a widely used dish as it is simple to prepare.

Don’t have enough clam chowder in your life? Blount Fine Foods certainly has your back with multiple rich and creamy chowder recipes waiting to be sent your way and ready to heat!