I was brought up on this. We always had it for special days. At home this was made more than roast beef.
Recipe: Acadian Salt Cod Fish Cakes — Recipes from The Kitchn. Anyone but me remember the little wooden boxes in which salt cod came, and which one "refreshed" overnight in milk?
Traditional Acadian Fricot recipe - Canadian Living - Acadian Chicken Soup with Doughboys (Dumplings)
Recipe: Acadian Meat Pies - Recipe to Riches - Alcide Desveaux is a retired Canadian hailing from Cape Breton, N., which is also from where he credits his family recipe for Acadian Meat Pies.