Salem to be featured on British Travel & Cooking Show (Destination Salem)

March 5, 2018 Published by Julie Arrison-Bishop


Salem to be featured on British Travel & Cooking Show 

James Martin’s American Adventure will cook up some magic this week

March 5, 2018
Popular British chef and television host James Martin is on an American Adventure, and it includes Salem, Massachusetts. Salem locations including Turner’s Seafood, The House of the Seven Gables, Salem Spice, and Crow Haven Corner are expected to appear in the episode.

The chef and his production crew filmed for the episode in Salem, and one in Boston, in 2017. They conducted interviews with Jim Turner at Turner’s Seafood, David Bowie at Salem Spiceon Pickering Wharf, and Lorelei Stathopoulos at Crow Haven Corner. The shoot also included a cooking demonstration on the lawn of The House of the Seven Gables using locally sourced ingredients.

In addition to the television show, a cookbook has been published by Quadrille. James Martin’s American Adventure features 80 classic American recipes including Seafood on Toast, inspired by Turner’s Seafood, and a Salem Seafood Feast, which is the meal Martin prepared at The House of the Seven Gables. The cookbook also includes a recipe for Tuna Burgers with Lime & Yuzu Mayo that was inspired by Martin’s impromptu experience at Joe’s Fish Prints on Pickering Wharf, which he described as a “fascinating art shop.”

James Martin’s American Adventure airs on ITV and episodes can be streamed at The cookbook is available at Amazon.

Chef James Martin cooking on the lawn at The House of the Seven Gables
James Martin’s American Adventure, Quadrille, £25, Photography by Peter Cassidy

About James Martin’s American Adventure

Hot on the heels of his French Adventure, James has traveled across the Atlantic to discover more about America and its signature dishes. Travelling West to East from LA to New York, James will explore some of the icons of American food as well as discovering hidden treasures, way off the beaten track. James will reveal that contrary to what we might think we know about American cuisine, this vast country is actually home to some of the best food to be found anywhere on the planet. Prepare to be wowed, inspired… and hungry while watching! Learn more at

About James Martin
James Martin is one of Great Britain’s favorite chefs. Over the past 21 years he has presented some of the most popular cooking shows on TV including the highly successful Saturday Kitchen, Home Comforts and James Martin’s French Adventure. He has published 18 best-selling cookbooks and an autobiography and he writes a column for The Daily Mail’s Weekend Magazine.

About Salem 
Salem, Massachusetts, is a destination recognized around the world for its rich history, which includes the tragic Salem Witch Trials of 1692, the glorious maritime era that left its indelible mark on Salem through architecture, museums, and artifacts, and for its month-long celebration of Halloween. Destination Salem promotes Salem as one of Massachusetts’ best destinations for families, couples, groups, and international travelers who are seeking an authentic New England experience, cultural enrichment, American history, fine dining, unique shopping and fun. For more information, visit
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This post was written by Julie Arrison-Bishop