Durty Nelly's seafood chowder

Durty Nelly's in Halifax, Nova Scotia, serves its seafood chowder with cheddar and green onion biscuits. We've adapted recipes for both. (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)

Cheryl Creek of Anaheim Hills loved the fish chowder she had while cruising in Canada:

"I recently returned from a cruise to northeastern Canada and the U.S. While visiting Halifax, Nova Scotia, our tour took us to a charming Irish pub called Durty Nelly's for lunch. Several in our group ordered the seafood chowder. It was a delicious, creamy, flavorful and hearty bowl of chowder, but not fishy tasting. Can you please try to get the recipe?"

Durty Nelly's was happy to share its recipe for this chowder, which is rich and satisfying. The restaurant also included its cheddar and green onion biscuits recipe, which it recommends serving alongside a bowl of the chowder.

In his profile of Lakers trainer Gary Vitti, Food editor Russ Parsons shares how Vitti's Italian heritage and love of good food influence his life off the court. Parsons includes a broccoli rabe dish inspired by a dish Vitti served at a recent dinner.

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