While cod is loved as a comfort food stalwart, there is a more refined side to this succulent white fish, making it the perfect starter for any menu.
Our chefs demonstrate the versatility of cod; if you're looking to impress, try Michael Wignall’s gourmet salt cod recipe, or Pascal Aussignac's vibrant confit cod and juniper, which looks stunning on the plate. For a less formal occasion, Richard Corrigan offers a twist on a picnic staple with his smoked cod scotch eggs.
Choosing your cod carefully is important - as well as opting for a sustainable source, such as line-caught cod, it is better to buy the freshest fish possible. For more advice on what to look for when buying cod, alongside some tips on cooking the fish, have a look at our how to guide.