Baccala alla Napoletana
Baccala alla Napoletana. Baccalà or salt-cured cod is a favorite for many Italian families not just Napolitani. Baccala-alla-napoletana in particular, however, is the most popular way to prepare this fish in Naples. And for all the right reasons. Black olives, capers, pine nuts, and tomatoes bring out the best of the fish and make up a recipe from Campania, typical of the Christmas tradition and other religious holidays such as Lent.
According to the website epicurus.com Baccala alla Napoletana became a tradition when Naples was ruled by the Spanish in the seventeenth century. This means this is a culinary tradition that stands for more than 400 years in Napoli. And you get to know why when you try it yourself.