Cod liver oil is produced by steaming the livers of codfish and then pressing them until they expel yellow, mildly fishy-tasting oil.
Crab pots are metal traps topped with wire mesh that contain herring or codfish as bait.
Codfish was perhaps the truest basis of her commerce, which soon came to include the West Indies, Africa and southern Europe.
The staple diet of the labouring classes and small farmers is fish, especially the dried codfish called bacalhdo, rice, beans, maize bread and meal, olive oil, fruit and vegetables.
The imports were raw and manufactured cotton, wool and silk, wheat and maize, coal, iron and machinery, dried codfish, sugar, rice, hides and skins, oils.
In the coasting trade the exports are mostly pig-iron, codfish and some products of local industries and agriculture.
Timber is largely imported from the United States, Sweden and Russia; coal from Great Britain; dried codfish from Norway and Newfoundland.
In the shoal waters about Juan Fernandez are found a species of codfish (possibly Gadus macrocephalus), differing in some particulars from the Newfoundland cod, and a large crayfish, both of which are caught for the Valparaiso market.
Some excellent entrees are the squid and shrimp kebab, and the grilled codfish.
With over 20 appetizers under $10, including traditional dolmades, grilled octopus and delicious spinach cheese pies as well as nearly 60 entrees under $20 varying from fresh bakalo (codfish) to lamb shishkabobs, the menus are packed with fantastic deals.