✓ Heat olive oil to medium and add garlic and onions after about 3 minutes mix in the anchovies.
✓Add wine, vinegar, then add tomato sauce, basil and add bay leafs
✓Simmer about 20 minutes then add the lemon juice.
✓Add the fish, cover and cook about 7 more minutes.
✓Take 2/3 of the mixture and put it in a blender to completely liquefy the ingredients and then add back into the completed soup.
✓ Serve: Serve the Cioppino with fresh, toasted Italian bread. And most importantly is the Wine; Serve with the same white wine you made it with in this case a nice dry Riesling. If serving more than 4, then get 2 bottles of wine!This recipe serves 6 to 8 people.
Cioppino is an Italian fish soup that warms your soul anytime of the year and, this recipe can be served hot or cold