How to Make Salt Fish
In Newfoundland and Labrador, salting was the most popular method of keeping fish until commercial freezers became commonplace. Today, a few people still use salt to give their fish a unique taste that evokes memories of the fishery's heyday, and to maintain a skill that was once the basis of the Newfoundland economy.
Tourists can still see this historical method of preserving fish performed right in front of them when they visit communities like Change Islands and Fogo.
To find out more about this historical method of preserving fish and other interesting stuff, read this article by Shawn Hayward in the Downhome Magazine