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Mashed Potatoes with Cod

225 g.
In stock


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The recipe for the traditional Spanish dish “ajoarriero de bacalao” has been used for centuries in Spain. It is a simple cod and boiled potato mixture that you can spread on bread or eat straight out of the spoon.

Like other popular Spanish dishes, it is quite challenging to find it outside of Spain. Due to its difficult preparation, it is one of those classic products that people prefer to buy already cooked rather than prepare themselves. Gastronomic Spain offers more than 1.500 Spanish products in addition to other ready-made meals like cod brandade and even English cod sticks, which can be used if you want to prepare the “ajoarriero” yourself.

Characteristics of “Ajoarriero”: cod and mashed potato with garlic, a traditional recipe

We are providing you with a 225-gr. serving of “ajoarriero” in a heat-sealed plate. You can eat it cold or microwave it for a brief period of time. It is produced by Angomar, a firm we frequently turn to for cod and salted fish delicacies like roe and mojama (filleted salt-cured tuna).

The colour of the “cod ajoarriero” is extremely light brown, almost white. Its smooth consistency as mashed potatoes with fish and egg gives it a white texture that can be spread. It has a flavourful, subtle taste with just a hint of garlic.

It is a potato and cod dish that is popular in Aragon, Navarre, the Basque Country, Castile-Leon, and some areas of the Valencian Community. It is also known as “Atascaburras”. It is a basic paste that is delicious and ideal for tapas.

The best ingredients, including potatoes, fish, hard-boiled eggs, and garlic, are used to produce our “cod ajoarriero” in an artisanal style. In a mortar, the ingredients are mashed until they form a very thick purée. Without any additional colorings or preservatives, this cod and mashed potato with garlic dish is 100% natural.

Consider trying our “cod ajoarriero” as a tapa, which is served with toasted bread and, if you wish, walnut halves or slices of hard-boiled egg on top. The “Atascaburras” also works well as a garnish for a dish with other ingredients or try stuffing it with cannelloni or courgettes. You will enjoy a delicious dish either way.

“Cod Ajoarriero” or “Atascaburras”

It is a simple and tasty meal that is very distinctive of inland communities like Aragon and Castilla la Mancha, despite the fact that it is made using sea fish. It is called “Ajoarriero”, although it is also popularly known as “Atascaburras”. It’s a paste consisting of potatoes, fish, boiled eggs, and garlic that is typically eaten with toast or a loaf of bread. Even though it is a recipe with humble beginnings, it is healthful and has a wonderful flavour.

Ajoarriero de bacalao” is a pre-cooked product that only has to be heated up to enjoy a tasty Spanish treat with a smooth and creamy flavour as the cod al’ ajoarriero-style dish. It will amaze your friends!

“Cod Ajoarriero” ingredients:

Potato (potato, antioxidant: sodium METABISULPHITE), COD (27%), (FISH), olive oil, sunflower oil, garlic, vegetable fibre, rice flour, potato starch, corn starch and salt. May contain traces of milk, soya, egg, crustacean and mollusc.

It is a gluten-free product.

Enjoy “ajoarriero de bacalao” and many other typical Spanish products at the Gastronomic Spain online shop.

Net weight: 225 gr.

Jar of ‘codfish ajoarriero’.

Angomar product.

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Data sheet

225 g.
potato, cod, olive oil, hard-boiled egg, garlic, bread
contains eggs and/or derivates, gluten, fish

Specific References

Mashed Potatoes with Cod