Bacalhau is a Portuguese word which refers to "salt cod". The Portuguese word Bacalhau literally means "Cod", but in Portugal, Bacalhau is most commonly used to refer to "Salt Cod". The method of salting and drying Bacalhau which is already over 500 years is still being used to prepare this Portugal's major delicacy. Salt Cod is sometimes affectionately referred to by the Portuguese as "Fiel Amigo", meaning faithful friend as it contributed so much to the country's economy. Today it continues to be the staple of the Portugal's traditional cuisine and forms the basis of countless classic and modern dishes.
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