Lobster Roll Paired With Jost Tidal Bay

Savour the taste of the seaside with this classic Lobster Roll recipe from Jost Vineyards & Seagrape Café! Featuring tender lobster meat mixed with creamy mayo and crunchy local pickles, all nestled in a buttery toasted bun, it’s a quintessential dish perfect for any seafood lover, garnished with local microgreens for a fresh finish!


Serves 2 – 4

2 cups Lobster Meat, cooked and finely chopped
1/3 cup Mayonnaise
1 Celery Stalk, minced
1 tbsp Local Pickles, diced
1 tbsp Parsley, diced
1/2 tsp Lemon Zest
3 tbsp Butter
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste
Local Microgreens, to garnish
Soft Bread Rolls


  1. Slice buns down the center and butter the outside of the rolls, using 1 tablespoon of butter. Toast in a large, non-stick skillet on medium-low heat until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Set aside.
  2. Melt remaining butter in the same skillet on medium heat. Add celery to pan; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until softened. Remove from pan.
  3. In a bowl, combine lobster meat, mayonnaise, celery, pickles, parsley and lemon zest. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Divide lobster meat among toasted buns. Drizzle with any remaining butter from the pan and top with local microgreens.

Wine Pairing

Crisp and aromatic, Jost Vineyards’ Tiday Bay is the perfect compliment for this Nova Scotian favourite.

Local Source Guide

Jost Vineyards Tidal Bay: Available at Jost Vineyards, their online store, or your nearest NSLC or private liquor store.
Lobster: Available at Afishionado FishmongersClearwater Retail StoresComeau’s Sea Foods Ltd.Evan’s Seafood, and Fisherman’s Market International.
Pickles: Helen B’s Preserves
Microgreens: Bramble Hill Farm


Recipe provided by: Jost Vineyards & Seagrape Café
Photography provided by: Michelle Doucette Photography (@east.coast.food.stories)

– This recipe is featured in our 2024 Taste of Nova Scotia Culinary Guide

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