A hot bowl of chowder is a comforting sight, especially on a frigid winter's day. Whether you prefer creamy New England-style or Manhattan chowder, this collection of recipes has a bit of everything to please everyone's taste. Choose from American classics and international recipes for Spanish, Mexican, and French seafood soups and stews, including the famous Provencal dish of bouillabaisse.
Impress your family with this famous San Franciscan seafood stew. Invented by Italian-American fishermen, this recipe for cioppino features an assortment of seafood cooked in a tomato broth. The recipe calls for clams, firm white fish, shrimp, and crab legs, but feel free to use your favorite seafood combination.
This Spanish-style seafood stew recipe comes from chef Jose Andres. It includes black bass and manilla clams, and smoked paprika and saffron give the dish a unique flavor. Picada sauce is stirred in before serving and allioli (like aioli but without the egg) is served alongside.
Originally prepared by fishermen along Italy's Amalfi coast, all'acqua pazza is a slightly spicy sauce of tomatoes, caper berries, and basil. It's traditionally served with local fish, but also works well with calamari. Before cooking, tenderize the squid with a mallet. Cook for just 1 to 2 minutes.