As the fall entertaining season warms up, here is a treasured 75-year old recipe from the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. Loaded with seafood, this sought after dish is surprisingly easy to make and is guaranteed to impress!!
In a large pot, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat; stir in bacon, celery, onion and garlic; stirring for 3-5 minutes or until onions are soft. Add seafood and potatoes; cook, stirring for 2 minutes. Stir in wine and lemon juice; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until reduced by three-quarters.
Add cream; bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes, or until potatoes are soft and soup has thickened slightly. Stir in chives, chili flakes and season with salt and pepper.