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also pes·ca·tar·i·an  (pĕs′kə-târ′ē-ən)
A person whose diet is primarily vegetarian but also includes fish. Also called pesco-vegetarian.

[Perhaps Italian pesce, fish (from Latin piscis) or a kindred Romance word such as Spanish pescado, fish + (vege)tarian.]
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Follow a pescetarian diet Aim for a diet that is close to 100 per cent plant and fish-based, limiting fish consumption to two or three portions a week and avoiding fish with high mercury content (tuna, swordfish, mackerel, halibut).
Then it's a bit of a test for a test for my wife, a relapsed pescetarian no less, but she bravely puts away the steak tartare with sour dough and 'horseradish emulsion' like someone who has eaten raw meat all her life.
It begins with the restaurant booking system that offers a simple tasting menu checklist-omnivore, pescetarian, or vegetarian-and embeds allergy and preference inquiries to gather initial insights.
I was pescetarian and the aim was to go vegetarian and from veggie to vegan.
Diet-wise, the slim pianist has been a pescetarian, a fish-eating vegetarian, for the past four years.
She explains: "I recently became a pescetarian, which means I'm a fish-eating veggie, and I don't drink cow's milk.
With many of the dishes described as breakfasts, choose from - among others - the Hitch (bacon, sausage, hash browns, fried eggs, beans and toast for a fiver), the pescetarian (smoked, peppered mackerel, hash browns, fried egg, tomato, mushrooms, toast for PS7) and the vegetarian (veggie sausage, grilled halloumi, fried egg, hash browns, tomato, mushrooms, beans, toast for PS7.
Since I went pescetarian in the new year I've been forced to look beyond my staple choice of a beefburger when trying new restaurants, and so I adventurously went for the veggie chilli burger with jalapeno cheese sauce, while my better half opted for the satay cauliflower wrap.
It is a paradise for seafood lovers and while it wouldn't be my first choice, my pescetarian pals ensured me the grub was top notch.
She loves to cook--as a pescetarian, she eats a primarily plant-based diet supplemented with a daily multivitamin and probiotic.
The simple presentation and fresh flavor will make you a pescetarian as fast as you can say "calamari" (which, by the way, is both large and tender).