Home-salted Cod Fillets

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

Food of the Sun

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

  • About

Method

The kind of salt cod we associate with the Mediterranean is the heavily salted and sun-dried stockfish that hang like wooden boards outside food shops. These are cod prepared as they have been for a thousand years, to produce a basic protein source that keeps in the hottest weather without going off.

While dishes like Provençal brandade de morue and Portuguese bacalao use it to best adv