Cod is a mild white fish used in cuisines around the world, from Britain’s famous fish and chips to the salted, dried bacalao of Portugal and Brazil. Cod live in dark, cold waters and can be found on either side of the Atlantic ocean. Cod is an omega-3 rich protein, making it a heart-healthy ingredient great for use in the Mediterranean diet.
What kind of cod products can I buy?
Cod fish comes in a variety of forms, both canned and fresh. Riga Gold Cod Liver steeps the liver in the same fish oil that makes cod such a healthy ingredient. Dried salt cod, or bacalao, is a delicious ingredient for stews, especially around the December holidays.
Supermarket Italy is proud to be a partner of Mmmediterranean, a shipping company that brings fresh and frozen cod filets from Europe to your door. Caught on location, packed in ice, and shipped 2-day air, the cod will taste fresh, like you’ve just hauled it up from the boat yourself. Try Mmmediterranean Icelandic Cod.
What can I make with cod?
In addition to indulgent fried dishes like fish and chips, cod is also a healthy white fish to incorporate in the Mediterranean diet. For an easy, heart healthy dinner, try roast cod filet drizzled with lemon, olive oil and capers. Cut cod into pieces along with other seafood like clams and mussels, and toss with spaghetti noodles for frutti di mare.