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Explore the Arctic Cod through the lens of history, culture and gastronomy. Discover here routes and locations which developed around the fishing, the eating and the processing of Arctic Cod. Dive into our archive simply typing a word or choosing among our categories.

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Baccalà alla Vicentina

Learn how to prepare the traditional codfish from North East of Italy Share this: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email

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Lutefisk

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Maria da Glória

Maria da Gloria was built in Ílhavo in 1921, and its first name was Portugália. This small wooden cod schooner was then named Maria do Glória in 1927 when another firm acquired it. In 1942, during the Second World War, the ship departed from Ílhavo to Lisbon (on May 18th) to attend the cod fishing […]

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Men and codfish ships

Men and Codfish Ships – http://mmi.t-t.pt The most extraordinary heritage of Ílhavo Maritime Museum is the memory of the Codfish Portuguese fleet – of its mans and ships.This digital archive, made up of more than 20 thousand inscription files in the old Guild of Shipowners of the codfish ships, will function like a social network […]

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Salt Cod (Bacalao) with Potatoes over Rice

Bacalao is Portuguese dried, salted cod fish.

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Stephen Wickler: The Centrality of Small Islands in Arctic Norway From the Viking Age to Recent Historic Period. 2016

PAPER ABSTRACT The definition of island marginality in northern Norway was radically altered by the advent of motorized fishing vessels in the early twentieth century. Prior to this development, small offshore islands were of central importance for marine related activity due to their proximity to fishing grounds. This article presents four settlements on small and […]

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The bank trawl-line cod fishery

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The greatest cod fishery in the world

From January to March, every year, it is time for the Lofoten fishery again. It is the greatest cod fishery in the world and forms the basis of human settlement in the Lofotens. Stone Age finds here show that the people harvested the seas using handlines with stone sinkers and hooks made of horn and […]

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The journey of the cod

Lofoten´s be all or end all is inextricably linked to the world´s greatest cod harvest that takes place from January to April. The Vestfjord, between the islands and the mainland, has been called the world´s biggest maternity ward. It is here the Norwegian Arctic cod come to spawn during the winter. Until the age of […]

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The Norwegian longline

The longline is one of the traditional norwegian fishing techniques, which was first used in the 1500s. It is a long line with floats and sinkers to keep it at the right depth for codfishing. On the line there are branch lines, or snoods, attached about three feet, or one meter, apart. The snoods have […]

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