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How to make brandada de bacalao

In French it is called Brandade de Morue

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INGREDIENTS
Go to the mexican market or any other that you can find it and buy some Salted cod.

Go to the mexican market or any other that you can find it and buy some Salted cod.

On your way back stop by little Italy.

On your way back stop by little Italy.

You don't need to buy the whole thing.

You don't need to buy the whole thing.

Cut a piece out. Save the rest for another day.

Cut a piece out. Save the rest for another day.

Wash

Wash

Put it in a container with abundant water

Put it in a container with abundant water

And in the fridge overnight.

And in the fridge overnight.

Store the remaining pieces in a dry cold place.

Store the remaining pieces in a dry cold place.

Usually takes about 12 hours with several changes of water. But all depends on the codfish.

Usually takes about 12 hours with several changes of water. But all depends on the codfish.

Change water once

Change water once

Go do your things.

Go do your things.

Change the water again.

Change the water again.

Remove after 2-4 hours

Remove after 2-4 hours

Taste a little bit to see how salty it is. If it is really salty it needs more changes of water.

Taste a little bit to see how salty it is. If it is really salty it needs more changes of water.

It is not the most beautiful looking piece of fish.

It is not the most beautiful looking piece of fish.

Put it in a container.

Put it in a container.

Some water on the stove

Some water on the stove

Parsley steams, thyme, garlic and black peppercorns.

Parsley steams, thyme, garlic and black peppercorns.

Tea.

Tea.

Boil

Boil

Pour over the fish

Pour over the fish

Wrap.

Wrap.

Some more garlic

Some more garlic

Mince

Mince

Olive oil in a pan

Olive oil in a pan

Spicy

Spicy

Chop it

Chop it

Add both to the pan.

Add both to the pan.

Heat off

Heat off

Pour into a container

Pour into a container

Check your cod. It takes about 10 minutes or so, depending on the thickness.

Check your cod. It takes about 10 minutes or so, depending on the thickness.

You can save it for soup. Or not.

You can save it for soup. Or not.

Plastic wrap

Plastic wrap

Bueno

Bueno

Taste some.

Taste some.

Basura. Or use it to make stock if are into those things.

Basura. Or use it to make stock if are into those things.

Some milk in the olive oil pan.

Some milk in the olive oil pan.

Warm it slightly.

Warm it slightly.

Add a little bit of the olive oil into a pot.

Add a little bit of the olive oil into a pot.

Cod fish

Cod fish

Until disappears.

Until disappears.

Some milk

Some milk

Work it

Work it

Milk.

Milk.

Repeat the process until you are happy with the mixture.

Repeat the process until you are happy with the mixture.

Taste to see if needs some salt.

Taste to see if needs some salt.

It's ok if you don't use all the milk.

It's ok if you don't use all the milk.

If you need more oil just grab from the bottle.

If you need more oil just grab from the bottle.

Put in a container

Put in a container

Season with nutmeg and cracked black pepper.

Season with nutmeg and cracked black pepper.

Slice some bread

Slice some bread

Hot pan

Hot pan

Olive oil

Olive oil

Toast

Toast

Take it out when is golden

Take it out when is golden

Brandade on top

Brandade on top

Be generous. You can also put it in a oven proof casserole sprinkle with some breadcrumbs and make it golden.

Be generous. You can also put it in a oven proof casserole sprinkle with some breadcrumbs and make it golden.

roughly cut parsley

roughly cut parsley

Sprinkle

White and fluffy. You will have better yield if you add some potatoes into the mixture.

White and fluffy. You will have better yield if you add some potatoes into the mixture.

Enjoy

Enjoy

Goes well with some cold white wine.

Goes well with some cold white wine.

Share

Share

Small bites.

Small bites.

You can always make another toast if you still have some mixture left.

You can always make another toast if you still have some mixture left.

Thank you for watching.

Thank you for watching.

And thank you for making the guides at home.

And thank you for making the guides at home.

  • Salted cod
  • Olive oil
  • Milk
  • Garlic
  • Bread