Greek Fish Soup with Cheat’s Rouille


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      50 min

Appears in

Good Soup Book

Good Soup Book

By Lindsey Bareham

Published 1997

  • About

In Greece, this soup is called kakavia and it’s very similar to bouillabaisse, the saffron-flavoured fish soup from the South of France. It’s quick and easy to prepare, and makes a meal in itself It can be made with any firm-textured fish, and it’s all the better for being made with a mixture of fish. Oily fish, such as herring, mackerel, sardine and tuna, aren’t suitable.

I like to serve this with a garlicky, Tabasco-spiked rouille in the bouillabaisse tradition, but that’s an opti