Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá

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Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá

Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá is a casserole of bacalhau, potatoes, eggs, olives, olive oil and onion.[1] It is a speciality from the northern Portuguese city of Porto.

Origin of the name[edit]

Gomes de Sá was the son of a rich 19th century merchant (apparently he dealt in cod) in Porto. The family fortune dwindled and the son had to find a job at Restaurante Lisbonense, a restaurant in downtown Porto where he created this recipe.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Jean Anderson (21 June 1994). The food of Portugal. HarperCollins. p. 180. ISBN 978-0-688-13415-0. Retrieved 3 April 2012.