Oyster Soup

Zuppa di Ostriche

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Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

This recipe is the creation of Patrizia Filiputti, a marvelous home cook who benefits from having her husband Walter’s wines to serve with her food. Making this soup is very labor-intensive, but the results are worth it. Patrizia insists on two things to make the broth successful. The first is that the bass be from the sea because this is the source of its flavor. The second is that the bass must be “sacrificed” for the sake of the broth, which is to say that it be cooked for all of its fla