A popular saltwater fish, 1 1/2 to 100 pounds in size, with mild-flavored, lean, firm white meat. Cod cheeks, cod tongues, and young cod (aka scrod) under 2 1/2 pounds are considered delicacies. Salt cod is preserved by salt and drying, and is a staple of tropical countries.
Season: available year-round
How to prepare: boil, braise, broil, fry, pan-fry, poach, roast, saute, steam
Matches well with: black beans, black olives, butter, capers, caraway seeds, Champagne, chervil, cilantro, eggplant, garlic, ginger, hollandaise sauce, horseradish, leeds, lemon, milk, mushrooms, mustard, olive oil olives, onions, parsley, potatoes, rosemary, sake, shallots, soy sauce, thyme, tomatoes, vinegar, white wine