Salt Cod Shines in Beignets and Rillettes

D.J. Costantino

Salt cod production has been around for centuries as a method of preserving fish. The salted and air-dried white fish has since made its way around the world in the form of bacalhau in Portuguese, bacalao in Spanish, brandade in French, and baccalà in Italian, to name a few. But with fishing stocks of Atlantic cod in decline, producers have begun to make salt cod from more sustainably fished Arctic cod, pollock, and haddock. These chefs are turning...