The different fish recipes are almost everyone’s favorite and when it comes to fish stew there are thousands of fish dishes you can enjoy. Fish Stew is a general name given to stew with food ingredients base of sea food or fish. There are lots of fish stews around the globe marking their grand presence by gaining immense popularity. Stews maybe one of the most common types of meals invented by mankind but remains all-time favorite due to its delicious taste and simplicity. Usually, it is prepared with meat and decorated with other ingredients depending upon the taste.
You will be surprised to know that there are thousands of fish stews and it is not possible to learn or experience that much of recipes. There are some most popular fish stews such as Asam Fish, Bouillabaisse, Cacciucco, Caldeirada, cioppino, cotriade and many other types. Different kinds of fish are used to prepare delicious skew such as salmon, tuna and other types. First talk about Asam Skew, it reflects the various multicultural characteristics of Malaysia where every ethnic group has its own dish. There are different preparations with unique decorations but typically the ingredients used are similar. In Malaysia rice is staple food and it is eaten with various fish skew dishes. The seafood used includes prawn or shrimp, squid, crab, cockles, clams, cuttlefish, octopus and snails. The fish diet features cod and salmon along with other imported fish to prepare fish skew. The imported fish are ice-covered and generally sold by weight. The food in Malaysia is quite similar to Indian, Chinese and Thai food culture.
Another type of fish stew is Bouillabaisse, which is a traditional fish stew found in the Marseille’s port city. It is a fish soup which constitutes many kinds of cooked fish and vegetables and shellfish. The dish is flavored with various herbs and tasty spices such as orange peel, garlic, bay beef, basil, saffron and fennel. There are three kinds of fish used to prepare fish skew including scorpion fish, sea robin and European conger. It may also include bream, turbot, mullet, monkfish, silver hake, mussels and sea urchins. The vegetables used consists of onions, leeks, tomatoes, potatoes and celery that are boiled together to serve with the fish. The selection of spices and Provencal herbs makes this dish different from other fish dishes.
Cacciucco is another popular type of fish skew which is an Italian dish consisting of various kinds of shellfish and fish cooked in tomatoes, wine and chili pepper. Caldeirada is a Portuguese fish stew which contains a huge variety of fish as well as shellfish. Other ingredients used to prepare the dish include tomato, potato and onions. The texture and taste of each fish differs thus you can enjoy superb mixture of different fish skew. The non-sea food base provides a different touch to the dish and the ingredients used to prepare the base are garlic, onions, parsley and tomatoes. A very little wine along with olive oil is required to cook the vegetables and fish. It is always served in openhanded portions and over lightly fried crusty bread.
Cioppino is another widely popular fish skew with its base in San Francisco consisting of many regional fish and Italian cuisine stews. It is made from fresh catch and constitutes shrimp, clams, crabs, squid, scallops, fish and mussels. The seafood is mixed with wine sauce and fresh tomatoes and presented with yummy toasted bread, either baguette or sourdough. Typically, it is cooked like a soup and served in some special utensils such as cracker and crab fork. You can enjoy the dish in any well reputed restaurant with your loved ones. Other delicious type of fish skew is Cotriade which is a specialty of French people. The shellfish is not used to prepare the dish and it is poured over toasted breads especially French bread and then served.