For over centuries Italian kitchen tables throughout the Tuscan region take on an entire new meaning each and every Friday… the customary “day of the fish.” This cod recipe is a traditional scrumptious and healthy Tuscan dish that is perfect for following the Italian Day of the Fish rule.
Unique and savory flavors of juniper berries, lemon and bay leaves make a delightful and zesty combination in the simmering water. The cod is then added to this flavorful liquid until it is thoroughly cooked. With a magnificent chickpea puree dressing to top off the cod; this dish is surely a gourmet treat, made with all natural ingredients.
— Unsalted water (enough to cover your cod)
— 1 salted cod filet (already soaked)
— 2 bay leaves
— 5 juniper berries
— 1 slice of lemon
— 1 cup of chickpeas strained (keeping water aside)
— Salt and pepper
- Flavor unsalted water with lemon, juniper berries, bay leaves and bring to a simmer. Add cod and simmer until cooked through.
- Pure chickpeas, adding its water until smooth. Plate chickpea pure and cod on top, garnishing with pepper.o!