Bacalaitos (Salt Codfish Fritters)

1/2 lb codfish, salt 2 cup flour, all-purpose 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 large garlic cloves; crushed 1 cup water 1 tablespoon annatto oil 1 oil, vegetable; for frying Soak the codfish in cold water for 2 hours or longer, according the the saltiness and hardness of the fish. Drain, rinse and place in a…

Bacalao A La Viszcaina (Basque Style Codfish)

2 lb thick salt cod, desalted and cooke; d, (see notes below), cut into 2- by 3-inch pieces (reserve 4 cups of the soaking liquid) Flour for dredging 1/2 cup pure Spanish olive oil FOR THE SOFRITO: 1/4 cup pure Spanish olive oil 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped 6 cloves garlic,…