Definition of bouillabaisse
1 : a highly seasoned fish stew made with at least two kinds of fish
2 : potpourri 2
Recent Examples of bouillabaisse from the Web
French classics such as bouillabaisse, pate and salad nicoise share space with shrimp lo mein and pasta al pomodoro on the menu.
Cuisine is classical French with Quebec ingredients (the seafood in the bouillabaisse is all-Canadian).
A big hit was a huge pot of bouillabaisse that simmered happily in a corner of the patio.
The diner ordered from the half of the menu that is an ode to bistro classics: legs of lamb aux fines herbes, salades Niçoise, bouillabaisse.
Also check out the Food section’s guide to French cooking and our survey of five classic specialties, from bouillabaisse to galettes.
Dishes include escargot, croque madame, bouillabaisse, cod brandade, duck a l’orange, lamb and steak.
Classics like French onion soup and bouillabaisse share the menu with the oh-so-American burger — served on brioche, of course.
My son took a couple of unrelated Lego kits and mixed them up into a surreal bouillabaisse.
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Origin and Etymology of bouillabaisse
First Known Use: 1855See Words from the same year
BOUILLABAISSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bouillabaisse for English Language Learners
: a stew made with strong spices and two or more kinds of fish
: a mixture of different kinds of things
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