Salt Cod French Recipe

French Recipe Cod Brandade de Morue

Brandade de Morue


  • 1 pound salt cod
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/4 oregano
  • 5 llspice corns
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1/4 cup heavy creme
  • 1/4 cup extra vigin olive oil
  • 2 baking potatoes peeled
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice to taste
  • salt and white pepper to taste


1. Soak the code on water for 24 hours to reduce the salt. Rinse very well

2. In saucepan, combine the water, oregano, fennel seeds, allspice corns and half of the garlic, bring to a boil and reduce the heat simmering for 45 min

3. Sieve the liquid and return it to the saucepan

4. Bring the liquid to boil. Add the cod to the liquid and turn the heat off, then let the cod stand for 15 min to be cooked.

5. Transfer the code to a separate plate, and cooke the potato in the liquid stock for 30 - 45 min until soft.

6. Add the code and potato to a food processor with the remaining garlic, olive oil, creme, milk and water. add pepper and salt to tase and mix it together to the right consistency... enjoy