• feminine A fish stew from Brittany using a fish stock made from wine, water, sweated finely chopped onions, a bouquet garni and the fish heads and trimmings, all strained through a coarse colander; sliced or whole potatoes simmered in the stock for 30 minutes; pieces of various fish added and simmered a further 12 minutes; the broth then separated, finished with cream and served over toasted bread; the fish and potatoes served as a separate course