Tag Archives: cod

Bacalao a la Llauna

On my last visit to Barcelona, I went to the Boqueria to buy some bacalao from the Brandada Lady. They are almost exclusively ladies in the fish part of the market – perhaps in the old days the husbands caught … Continue reading

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Bacalao

December 12th, 2012 No trip to Barcelona is complete without a visit to the Brandada Lady,  who sells salt cod in the Boqueria. There are lots of salt cod (bacalao) stalls in the market, but this lady is always very … Continue reading

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Fish Cakes

February 19th, 2011 Fish cakes are traditionally made with fish like cod and haddock, but I see no reason why you can’t use any white fish, such as pollock or coley – it’s cheaper than cod and in far greater … Continue reading

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Hake with Beans and Chorizo

Februray 1st, 2011 Hake is a deep sea member of the cod family. The flesh is firmer than cod and to my mind it’s tastier too. Oddly they are not very popular in Britain – perhaps it’s the eel like … Continue reading

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Fish and Chips

September 21st, 2010 I took Audrey to see the recording of the Hairy Bikers’ new series at the BBC today in Shepherds Bush, except the tickets said 4.15 and when we got there on time, the BBC said that they’d … Continue reading

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