After it was founded in 1893, the Noriega Hotel quickly became the center of Bakersfield, California's lively Basque community. One of the regulars' favorite dishes is a zingy cod salad, served on family-style along with other Basque delicacies like pickled tongue and rabbit stew.
- 10 oz. dry salt cod
- 3 medium sized potatoes, cleaned
- 1⁄3 cup light olive oil
- 1⁄3 cup cider vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic (large), finely minced
- 6 sprigs parsley, finely minced