SLIDE SHOW: A Great-Grandfather's Recipe for Basque Salt Cod

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Desalted salt cod is required for this recipe. Alvaro, a modern fellow with other things on his mind, opted to buy the cod already desalted from the supermarket.


Maggie Schmitt tells the story of Alvaro's family and its unusual take on bacalao al pil-pil in
A Great-Grandfather's Recipe for Basque Salt Cod.

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Maggie Schmitt is a freelance researcher and translator based in Madrid.  She is currently working on a book called The Gaza Kitchen with Laila El-Haddad. Learn more at gazakitchens.wordpress.com.

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