I say a cioppino is more like the seafood is cooked in a stew-like sauce and then topped onto the pasta and frutta di ma mare has the seafood added to the pasta after the seafood is cooked. Enlighten me.
A fermented food, tempeh is made from partly cooked soybeans inoculated with spores of a friendly mold in a process resembling cheese-making. The mold creates threads that bind the beans into a flat cake. It has a yeasty flavor and firm texture.