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For today’s Did You Know we will look at Bisque Fun Facts

Bisque Fun Facts: Bisque is a smooth, creamy, highly seasoned soup of French origin, classically based on a strained broth (coulis) of crustaceans.

  • It is believed that the name “Bisque” derived from Biscay, (Bay of Biscay), however, the crustaceans are certainly “bis cuites”, French term meaning “twice cooked”, as they are first sauteed in their shells, then simmered in wine and aromatic herbs before being strained.
  • Bisque is typically made from lobster, crab, shrimp or crayfish.
  • October 19th is National Seafood Bisque Day.
  • Bisque is also sometimes used to refer to cream-based soups that do not contain seafood, where pre-cooked ingredients are pureed or processed in a food processor or a food mill.
  • Crabmeat is one of the healthiest seafoods for human consumption. It is rich in Omega 3 fatty acids, is relatively low in mercury content, and is a great source for Vitamin A and C, as well as several B vitamins.

Bisque Fun Facts We May Have Missed

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Reference: Wikipedia facts about Bisque.

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