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Chora de Bacalhau

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COD AND RELIGION: THE COUNCIL OF TRENT

The increase of cod consumption and its trade is attributed to the Council of Trent, the 19th ecumenical council of the Catholic Church which was held in the city of Trento, Italy, between 1545 and 1963. In 1545 Pope Paolo III convened the Council to oppose Martin Luther’s protestant reformation. Trent was chosen for its strategic position because […]

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Cod fishing and Portuguese literature

In Portugal, cod fishing is rooted in the national identity and it is an essential part of the national cultural heritage and the Portuguese collective memory. In particular between 1933 and 1974, the dictatorial regime of Estado Novo, with António de Oliveira Salazar’s reign, fueled the myth of cod as “pao do mar (bread of […]

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Cod fishing in Norway

Every year the North Atlantic cod, or skrei, leaves its normal habitat in the Barents Sea and swims about 1000 kilometres southwards to the Lofoten region to spawn. This natural phenomenon has throughout history been the most important reason to live in the Lofoten islands. When the cod comes to Lofoten in the period from […]

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Cod, a Portuguese passion

Dried cod is a matter that Portuguese take very seriously and it is a unique national passion that has no similar examples in the history of Gastronomy. The Portuguese like codfish cooked, raw, boiled, fried, charcoal-grilled or baked in the oven. It has to be dried and salted, though. They use everything from the cod: […]

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Codfish and Sustainable Communities

NORDIC TALK 1 Codfish fishing and processing is a powerful example of a food system that allows us to reflect on marine resource management, environmental concerns and distribution of food. With this talk, we want to highlight innovative food systems and create a space for ideas that inspire actions for a more regenerative future and sustainable communities. Programme of the […]

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Codfish and sustainable communities

Codfish fishing and processing is a powerful example of a food system that allows us to reflect on marine resource management, environmental concerns and distribution of food. With this talk, we want to highlight innovative food systems and create a space for ideas that inspire actions for a more regenerative future and sustainable communities. The talk took place on the […]

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codfish brotherhood

The codfish brotherhoods are associations, informal groups or organisations formed by people who are passionate about the culinary history of Arctic cod. The main aims of the codfish brotherhoods are the preservation of the cultural and culinary identity of Arctic cod in the region and the quality of the product that is served in gastronomies […]

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Codfish Irish -Style

A special recipe reported in 1834 by Vincenzo Agnoletti, an Italian chef, and collected in Fabris Otello’s book I Misteri del Ragno. Share this: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email

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Confraria Gastronomica do Bacalhau

The Brotherhood was founded on January 20, 1999, in Ílhavo. It was created from the will of a group of friends who regularly gathered to talk about any issue regarding codfish, while having cod as a mandatory dish. They decided to make the group officially recognized and they become a brotherhood. In recognition to all […]

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