Maine Maple Sunday is an annual rite of passage from winter to spring here in Maine. People come out of hibernation to get fresh Maine maple syrup drizzled over pancakes, ice cream and yes, snow. Although there may still be snow on the ground, the maple trees are producing the sweet sap we know and love! Maine Maple Sunday is always the fourth Sunday in March. Maple syrup producers transform the sap into syrup, candies, cotton candy, and we pour it over salmon, scallops and shrimp. I bet you didn’t expect to read that! You can enjoy everything from maple teriyaki shrimp, maple glazed salmon fried lobster tails with maple syrup (see recipe from last year HERE!) and even, scallops in maple cream sauce (Stay tuned for the recipe!) Maine maple syrup is a must in our recipes. There is nothing better than supporting our local maple syrup producers because Maine maple flavor is superior… just like Maine seafood!
This year we have partnered with a wonderful Maple Syrup producer in Newfield, Maine. Hilltop Boiler’s is an award winning maple syrup producer – winning in both 2019 and 2020 for the best pure maple candy! They have a range of maple products that include but are not limited to, syrups, candy, maple cream and granulated maple sugar.
Stay tuned for our take on mixing Maine Maple Syrup and seafood.