Of course I could have said, “Ahhh, winter, spring, summer, fall, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday. The time when a young man’s fancy turns to fish”.
At least this young man. While it’s true that I am not technically a young man. But that would be rude to bring up. So we won’t go there alright?
Because I want to talk Cioppino.
You probably know that Cioppino is a San Francisco tradition. It’s a flavorful fish stew in a slightly spicy tomato broth. It (supposedly) originated in the city’s Italian North Beach neighborhood a hundred or more years ago. This seafood-based soup can be made with any combination of seafood and fish you like. But I personally believe it must contain at least one variety of shellfish and I usually choose clams. more »