Tofino Time: Clamming leads to Clam and Smoked Salmon Chowder

OK, how many things can the Fowlers yank from the water, throw in a pot and then eat? Let me tell you… a lot. To top off our foraging extravaganza this trip, we woke for an early morning low tide and dug for clams on the tidal flats.

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Mom was kind enough to make an amazing  clam and smoked salmon chowder when we returned with our bounty.  I have no clue what really goes into Mom’s chowder, but the truth is, I don’t want to know, I just want to eat it.

Mom’s Clam and Smoked Salmon Chowder

My brother shot this short but equally illustrative video of all of us digging away on the flats– A 1:33 minute taste of what it’s like in the life of a Foraging Fowler:

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