Ligurian inspired Fish Stew alla TTI

On my mission, on tour of researching recipes from all the Italian regions. Have moved further south into Liguria. The home of the best Basil apparently in the world. Fact…I think. This is where Basil pesto came from. I love this stuff, nothing like making your own pesto. I hate when peeps compare it to that Sacla shit. Reminisce back to uni days?? STOP!! I rage about it ha. Here I serve it on the side of my take on a Ligurian fish stew

imageIngredients (2-3)

260g Mix Fish, cubed

200g mixed seafood

5 large plum tomatoes, peeled & chopped

1 onion, chopped

1 garlic clove, chopped

1 celery stick, chopped

1 carrot, chopped

Fresh Parsley

Dry Oregano

Mixed Italian herbs

200ml white wine

500ml chicken stock

Chilli Flakes

Salt & Pepper

Olive oil


100g Fresh Basil

50g pine nuts, toasted

1 garlic clove

50g Parmesan, grated

50ml Olive oil

  • Heat Olive oil in a large pan. Fry the vegetables & herbs for 10 minutes.
  • Pour in the wine & cook until evaporated.
  • Then add the tomatoes, chilli flakes, season & pour in the stock; cook & stir everything together with a wooden spoon for 20 minutes.
  • Then add the fish & seafood, turn the heat down & cook for another 15-20 minutes.
  • To make the pesto, blitz all th
  • Serve with pesto on  ciabatta!




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