>> Saturday, 14 July 2007
Buljol, a traditional Trinidad & Tobago saltfish dish
For centuries saltfish has been imported to the Caribbean. It is one of those items that's highly sought-after by many home cooks and it is an integral part of Caribbean cuisine. Each household has a favourite way of preparing this cured ingredient. Saltfish is so highly prized and important to us that in some countries, it makes up the national dish, such as Jamaica, where Ackee & Saltfish is the national dish. Click here for more and to find out how some other Caribbean countries cook saltfish.
Saltfish - Cod
Growing up, I never liked saltfish and only started cooking it when I moved to Barbados. For more, click here and read the column.
All the recipes are available upon request. All the dishes here are some of the favourite ways to cook saltfish.
Fried (sauteed) Saltfish & Okras
Fried (sauteed) saltfish with onions and tomatoes
Dhal, rice and fried saltfish with okras