Brew a Spicy Fish Broth

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From: A Kitchen for Artists

The base of so many heartening dishes, thick with the flavour of the Zee.

Game Instructions: This dish can be served to patrons, or further developed into more nourishing items. If you have a broth prepared, it will offer an opportunity card to reduce Wounds anywhere in the Upper River.

Unlocked with 5 x Hand-picked Peppercaps, 2 x Withered Tentacle, 5 x Fin Bones, Collected

Locked with Current Culinary Concoction

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 150

  • 103 - very chancy (41%)
  • 128 - chancy (51%)
  • 153 - modest (61%)
  • 178 - very modest (71%)
  • 203 - low-risk (81%)
  • 228 - straightforward (91%)
  • 250 - straightforward (100%)

Narrow, Kataleptic Toxicology 1 (50% base)

  • 0 - tough (40%)
  • 1 - very chancy (50%)
  • 2 - chancy (60%)
  • 3 - modest (70%)
  • 4 - very modest (80%)
  • 5 - low-risk (90%)
  • 6 and above - straightforward (100%)


Cleaned, pierced

[…] You shave away the most virulent spores and slice the remainder of the flesh […]

These you infuse into a pale brown broth made of boiled fish bones, thickened with zee weed and dried tentacle.

The result would bring tears to the eyes of a zailor […]

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Required For: Enhance your Fish Broth with chunks of Deep-zee Catch, Turn this dish into a Shark Bouillabaisse with Croutons, Enhance into a Caducean Zzoup of Reactionary Tendencies and Assemble a Culinary Tribute to the Sea of Spines



The peppercaps are stronger than you realised. Their dust gets on your fingers, and in your eyes, and before you know it you are weeping profusely. That is what causes the mishap with the stove.