Where to buy bacalao or salt cod?
This Thanksgiving I'm trying to recreate ajo arriero - the fishy, creamy, cold mashed potato spread I had at a tapas bar (Casa Angel) in Valencia.
To do this, I would have to procure some dried salt cod. Does anyone know of a place in the Los Angeles area that sells salt cod? I know it's used in Italian and Portuguese cooking as well.
I have had some quality issues with some ethnic markets. I have seen it at Whole Foods close to the dried beans and grains but have not bought any yet.
I just got the flyer from Claro's Italian Market and they have the dry baccala for $7.99/lb,
the filet is $9.99/lb., which is a good price.
I know their quality is always really good (according to my mom, who's the
They have 6 locations - you can check them out online at www.claros.com.