Baked Salt Cod With Potatoes, Tomatoes and Basil

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The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

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Salted and preserved fish have long been a favourite food of Ashkenazim during the long winter, far from the shores of the sea. You must choose a plump, thick piece of salt cod, and soak it overnight. You’ll be rewarded with a hearty, firm, flavourful fish, here cooked balkan style with potatoes, tomatoes and aromatics. Served with plenty of thickly sliced fresh bread, this dish makes a main course for four or a dinner party first course for six. It can also be served cold, as part of the m