Bouillabaisse a la Californien (A French Inspired Seafood Stew)

Bouillabaisse a la Californien (A French Inspired Seafood Stew)

Dive into an incredibly fresh and flavorful seafood stew inspired by the classic Provencal Dish.

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Mussels, Vanadium, and a Bed of Mache Rossettes

Mussels, Vanadium, and a Bed of Mache Rossettes

  You don't often hear the mineral Vanadium thrown about with regards to food.  Vanadium to most is an obscure transition metal on the periodic table, not something dietary along the lines of calcium or iron.  Vanadium is not an essential mineral, meaning our bodies don't rely on Vanadium to perform functions such as blood clotting (calcium [...]

Zuppa di Pesce or Cioppino?

Zuppa di Pesce or Cioppino?

Zuppa di pesce, cioppino, bouillabaisse, burrida de raya, suquet de peix. They all are in the fish stew genre, but what makes them different? Many Americans believe cioppino to be Italian for its Italian name.  They are wrong, at least partially.  Cioppino is in fact a Californian invention, and San Francisco can take full credit [...]