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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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Living with the cod

Provocation Nafsika Papacharalampou is an anthropologist and chef from Greece. She shares below some provocative questions on what means living with the cod. How is skrei part of our human worlds?  How does living with skrei invite us to rethink our relationships with nature ?Is skrei good to eat, think with, and most importantly, live with? Share this: […]

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Lofottorsken

En ekte lofottorsk jeg er, for jeg er født i Henningsvær Fadderullan dei fadderullan dei fadderullan dullan dei Den gang var jeg et torske-egg, nå er jeg voksen torsk med skjegg Fadderullan dei … Nå er jeg selv blitt torskefa, og hundre tusen barn jeg har Faderullan dei … Da jeg var lite torskebarn, jeg […]

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Eating

Lutefisk

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Eating

Lutefisk -Video Portrait

Harald Steffensen is from Bø and in this video interview he shares with SKREI Convention the secrets of making Lutefisk. He is a great storyteller, with a lot of experiences in fishing and business and a very good knowledge of skrei traditions and heritage.  Share this: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email

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Manuel Sousa: eating on board

Manuel Sousa shares insights into the life of a cook on board, what was the food prepared and served while they were fishing for Cod in Newfoundlands. Share this: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email

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Marco Manart,

In this article written by Alessandro Marzo Magno, the myth of Querini as the first importer of Stockfish is challenged. It seems that Marco Manart is the merchant who brought the white gold to the Venetians. The Baccalà – that is what the Stockfish is for the rest of the world – officially arrived for […]

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Maria da Glória

Maria da Glória was built in Ílhavo in 1921, and its first name was Portugália. This small wooden cod schooner was then named Maria da 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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Maritime Museum of Ílhavo

The Maritime Museum of Ílhavo was founded on August 8, 1937. At an early stage, it had an ethnographic and regional vocation, and it was mainly focused on the riverside populations, asserting itself as a place of memory and conservation of local customs and practices and in the relationship with the agro-maritime activities of the Aveiro […]

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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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Nessekonge’s Dinner

 Nessekonge’ dinner is a project developed by Spontaneous Deuce for SKREI Convention artist residency. The unique event took place at the Lofoten Museet (Norway). The artists took the audience through a journey in the museum, serving a menu comprising of regional salted and dried cod dishes, with the wish to highlight the legacy of the […]

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