Salt Cod Brandada and Tomato

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By Samantha Clark and Samuel Clark

Published 2014

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Think of brandada as a warm salt cod, potato and olive oil pâté. Roasting transforms even the most lacklustre tomato into something sumptuous. If you want to use smoked haddock instead of salt cod, obviously it will not be necessary to soak the fish but you will need to simmer it for a minute longer.


  • 8 sweet cherry tomatoes
  • 5–6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • a pinch


Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Mix the cherry tomatoes with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, some salt and pepper and the pinch of sugar if the tomatoes are not particularly sweet. Spread the tomatoes out on a baking tray and