Saturday was our 33rd anniversary. We are having the celebration on Sunday, so the kids can join us. We agreed on having cioppino.
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Karl’s Anniversary Cioppino
Filed under California Fusion, Fish, Main Dishes, Seafood, Shrimp, Soups
Last week Jan asked for bouillabaisse for her birthday dinner. As I was looking up recipes, I realized that she was using this term in the sloppy American way we do as a generic word for fish stew. Bouillabaisse is a Provençal fish stew from Marseille that is made with specific fish, cooked in a specific order and served with a rouille, a mayonnaise sauce that Jan would not touch. What Jan was really asking for was cioppino.
Filed under Main Dishes, Seafood, Stews
Karl’s Saffron Mussel Soup
Adapted from French: The Secret of Classic Cooking Made Easy
Jan taught a few classes in Paris during her summer breaks a few years ago. While she was there she picked up a French cook book. She decided that I should make some recipes from it for the French girl while she was here.
Filed under Main Dishes, Seafood, Soups