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Salt cod with deep fried cauliflower and pepper sauce

This unusual technique for deep-frying creates a dish of savoury salt cod, eggs and cauliflower balanced by sweet red pepper sauce.

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  • 4 x 75g/2¾oz pieces salt cod
  • 1 small cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets
  • 1 litre/1¾ pints sunflower oil for deep-frying
  • 50g/2oz plain flour, seasoned with black pepper
  • 4 medium free-range eggs, hard-boiled, peeled and halved
  • 2 medium free-range eggs, beaten

For the sauce

To serve

  • 2 tbsp slivered almonds, toasted
  • 3 tbsp roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley