This salted codfish contains spines and will be cut according to cut diagram. The number of cut portions may vary depending on the size of the fish.
Before consumption, salted fish products must be desalted. The length of the desalting process depends on the thickness of the fish and on how long it has been cured, but is usually 48 hours.
To achieve a perfect result we have provided these simple guidelines for the desalting process.
1. Take the precut portion of codfish and rinse excessive salt under the tap.
2. Place the fish in a large bowl of water. A general rule is three times as much water as fish. The bowl of fish should be kept in cool conditions, around 43 - 47 degrees Fahrenheit during the whole process.
Certain items within our website including but not limited to fish, charcuteria, meats & cheeses are considered perishable and must remain below a certain temperature from our door to yours. To achieve this Portugalia Marketplace ships these items with ice packs within specialized insulated packaging.
In addition, we recommend selecting a shipping method that requires no more than 3 days to arrive to minimize the risk of spoilage. Shipments with perishable items are shipped from our Fall River, MA facility Monday through Thurs to guarantee delivery no later than Friday with the proper shipping method. All other orders will be shipped the following Monday.