Cod brandade is a culinary speciality from Nîmes. It is very popular in Languedoc and Provence. The cod fillets are first soaked overnight to remove their salt and then boiled. You then make a puree with the cooked cod flesh to which you add milk and oil until you get the right consistency.
Serving suggestion: Spread it on bread
The terroir of the sea
Azaïs-Polito, artisanal maker of fine preserved fish dishes, is known and recognized for the quality of its products, which have become a primary feature in baskets of gourmet products from Languedoc-Roussillon.
This family business is now the last cannery in the city of Sète, the first fishing port in the Mediterranean, where it was founded in 1963 by two old manufacturing families.
Jean Claude Polito,the CEO, who has become an artisanal preserver, says, «I guarantee that all our products are manufactured with the respect for taste and tradition of the original recipes. Our recipe for fish soup has remained the same for almost 50 years, that’s all there is to say…»
The products are made with regional ingredients whenever possible. Iis an invitation to discover the specialities of Sète, like rockfish soup, spicy mayonnaise, the renowned squid and mussels stuffed, that the company was the first to commercialize.
The company also provides full traceability upstream and downstream of the products it manufactures and is certified HACCP.
Their products are very high quality, highly concentrated in fish, easy to use (requiring only few minutes for preparation), and packaged perfectly to be adaptable tohigh, medium and low seasons. They also have long use-by dates and can be stored at room temperature before opening.
Thanks to the delicious ingredients blended to an expertise unequaled, the company AZAÏS-POLITO has won a lots of gastronomic prices. It has been awarded by the « Herault Gourmand « contest sixteen times, was rewarded by the Fine Food Guild International by two « Great Taste Good Award» for its rockfish soup and its rouille of Sète and finally was nominated for two selections at « Sial Innovation « of the years 2012 and 2014.