Tomato and Onion Soup | Madeira, Island Portugal

Tomato and Onion Soup | Madeira, Island Portugal

Tomato and Onion Soup is a staple dish in Madeira Island, Portugal. It is delicious served with a poached egg and slice of crusty bread.   Tomato and Onion Soup | Madeira Island, Portugal Tomato and Onion Soup is a staple dish in...

Francesinha | Portugal’s Hangover Sandwich?

Francesinha | Portugal’s Hangover Sandwich?

The Francesinha was invented in the Porto region of Portugal in the 1960s. This sandwich has 5 types of meat and is covered in a fried egg, melted cheese and a rich sauce.     Francesinha | Portugal's Hangover Sandwich? The...

Bitoque | Steak with a Fried Egg and Butter Pan Sauce

Bitoque | Steak with a Fried Egg and Butter Pan Sauce

Bitoque, is a classic Portuguese dish that is simply a steak drizzled with a butter pan sauce and topped with a fried egg. This dish comes together quickly but is quite unique!     Bitoque | Steak with a Fried Egg and Butter...

Bolos Levedos | Azores Islands Sweet Muffin Cakes

Bolos Levedos | Azores Islands Sweet Muffin Cakes

Bolos Levedos are a delicious treat from the Portuguese Azores Islands! These are a mix between a cake and a bread. Try this tender treat warm and top with butter or jam.     Bolos Levedos | Portuguese Muffins Bolos Levedos...

Beer Battered Cod

Beer Battered Cod

This beer batter recipe is great to have in your repertoire. Serve this beer battered fish along side french fries for fish and chips or inside a taco for baja style fish tacos.     Beer Battered Cod This beer batter recipe is...

Nikita | Cocktail From Madeira Island

Nikita | Cocktail From Madeira Island

You will not believe what is in this cocktail! A Nikita, a cocktail from Madeira Island Portugal, contains beer, wine and vanilla ice cream! Try it yourself and see how delicious this unsuspecting combination is. Fun Fact: the Nikita cocktail was named after the Elton...

Picado | Madeira Island Sautéed Steak Tips

Picado | Madeira Island Sautéed Steak Tips

Picado is an appetizer served with toothpicks popular in Madeira Island, Portugal. Make these steak bites, or steak tips, in a wine cream sauce and enjoy at your next gathering with friends!     Picado | Madeira Island Sautéed...

Poncha | Madeira Island’s Cocktail

Poncha | Madeira Island’s Cocktail

Poncha is a traditional alcoholic drink from Madeira Island, Portugal. Poncha is made fresh with citrus juice, honey and aguardente or rum. The drink is strong and thought to cure the common cold. Give it a try.      ...

Bifana | Marinated Pork Sandwich

Bifana | Marinated Pork Sandwich

Bifana is one of the classic sandwiches made throughout Portugal! This pork sandwich is marinated then served on a fresh bread roll.     Bifana | Portuguese Marinated Pork Sandwich Bifana is one of the classic sandwiches made...

Espetada | Portuguese Beef Skewers

Espetada | Portuguese Beef Skewers

Espetada, or Portuguese Beef Skewers, is a classic dish from Madeira island. The dish requires little preparation and does not need to be marinated but packs a hefty punch of flavor. Try this out at your next barbecue!    ...

Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with a Balsamic Glaze

Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with a Balsamic Glaze

These are not your grandmother's boiled Brussels sprouts. The hot oven turns these sprouts crispy and delicious. The balsamic glaze brings this dish to the next level and provides a great sweetness to the earthy flavors of the sprouts. ...

Shrimp Mozambique

Shrimp Mozambique

This will be your new favorite sautéed shrimp recipe. This dish has it all: complex flavors and beautiful color. Prepare your taste buds to be amazed!   Shrimp Mozambique This will be your new favorite sautéed shrimp recipe. This...

Spicy Piri Piri Spatchcock Chicken

Spicy Piri Piri Spatchcock Chicken

From this recipe you will learn how to make spicy Portuguese piri piri hot sauce and how to spatchcock a chicken, resulting in a delicious grilled chicken dish.     Spicy Piri-Piri Spatchcock Chicken From this recipe you will...

Chicken with Madeira Wine Sauce

Chicken with Madeira Wine Sauce

This delicious wine sauce is made with the wine that was used to toast the signing of the Declaration of Independence of the United States. The sauce is creamy, delicious and unique.     Chicken with Madeira Wine Sauce This...

Papos Secos | Portuguese Bread Rolls

Papos Secos | Portuguese Bread Rolls

Try out this traditional Portuguese bread roll. This bread roll is often served alongside dinner and also used as sandwich bread.     Papos Secos | Portuguese Bread Rolls Try out this traditional Portuguese bread roll. This...

Beer Battered Asparagus

Beer Battered Asparagus

These asparagus make a great appetizer. The batter can also be used for fish and chips, shrimp and onion rings! Add spices or adjust the seasoning to your liking.     Beer Battered Asparagus These asparagus make a great...

Prego – Portuguese Garlic Steak Sandwich

Prego – Portuguese Garlic Steak Sandwich

This sandwich has few ingredients but delicious flavor. The tender meat with the addition of sliced garlic between fresh bread is a combination that cannot be beat.     Prego - Portuguese Garlic Steak Sandwich This sandwich...

Port Wine Flan

Port Wine Flan

Learn how to make the classic European caramel and custard dessert, Flan. This recipe includes Port wine for a Portuguese spin.     Port Wine Flan Learn how to make the classic European caramel and custard dessert, Flan. This...

Homemade Gnocchi | Gnocchi from scratch

Homemade Gnocchi | Gnocchi from scratch

This recipe will show you how easy it is to make fresh, pillowy gnocchi at home! The secret is to not add too much flour and to resist overworking the dough.     Homemade Gnocchi This recipe will show you how easy it is to...

Halibut and Gnocchi in a Saffron Cream Sauce

Halibut and Gnocchi in a Saffron Cream Sauce

Create a unique, delicious, bright saffron cream sauce that pairs wonderfully with the sautéed halibut. For presentation the purple potato gnocchi provides a beautiful contrast to the bright yellow sauce.     Halibut and...

Pasteis de Nata – Portuguese Custard Tarts

Pasteis de Nata – Portuguese Custard Tarts

This recipe will teach you how to make the famous Portuguese custard tarts, Pasteis de Nata! The flaky crust pairs amazingly with the creamy custard. Make the dough a day ahead of time to make the process simpler the day of baking. ...

Apricot Barbecue Sauce

Apricot Barbecue Sauce

This Apricot Barbecue Sauce is a a great finishing sauce for coating barbecued chicken or smoked brisket!     Apricot Barbecue Sauce This Apricot Barbecue Sauce is a a great finishing sauce for coating barbecued chicken or...

Herb Smoked Barbecue Brisket

Herb Smoked Barbecue Brisket

This recipe will take time and patience but the finished Mediterranean Herb Smoked Barbecue Brisket is worth the wait. The slow cooking time allows for a tender texture and rich flavor.   Herb Smoked Barbecue Brisket This recipe will...

Plum Barbecue Glaze

Plum Barbecue Glaze

This plum barbecue glaze comes together quickly in a food processor! The variety of spices add a delicious complex flavor. Enjoy served over your favorite barbecued meats.  <center> <script...

Portuguese Eggs Benedict

Portuguese Eggs Benedict

Try out this Portuguese style eggs Benedict. As a substitute for the traditional english muffin we will use milho frito as a base and serve with a side of linguica.       Portuguese Eggs Benedict Try out this Portuguese...

Hollandaise Sauce | Step-by-Step Directions

Hollandaise Sauce | Step-by-Step Directions

This recipe breaks down hollandaise sauce into a step by step process. Hollandaise is a classic French sauce most commonly served over eggs Benedict but can also be served over poached fish or vegetables.      ...

Steak Diane

Steak Diane

Try out this classic dish. Tenderizing the meat allows it to cook very quickly without sacrificing any flavor!           Steak Diane Try out this classic dish. Tenderizing the meat allows it to cook very quickly...

Milho Frito

Milho Frito

This Portuguese dish of fried cornmeal is wonderful as a side to veggies or meat!     Milho Frito - Portuguese Fried Polenta This Portuguese dish of fried cornmeal is wonderful as a side to veggies or meat! 3½ cups water1 tsp...

High Hydration Bread

High Hydration Bread

This recipe will teach you how to make a tender bread, with a crisp crust!     High Hydration Bread Recipe This recipe will teach you how to make a tender bread, with a crisp crust! 500 g bread flour375 g water (105-115°F)12 g...

Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa – Salt Cod Casserole

Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa – Salt Cod Casserole

Try out this traditional Portuguese Bacalhau casserole!     Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa - Salt Cod Casserole Try out this traditional Portuguese Bacalhau casserole! 2 lbs bacalhau (salt cod)2 lbs potatoes (peeled, ¼" slices)2...

Mahi Mahi

Mahi Mahi

Top lean mahi mahi with a tropical fruit salsa for a burst of fresh flavor!     Mahi Mahi Top the lean mahi mahi with a tropical fruit salsa for a burst of fresh flavor! 6 oz Mahi Mahi¼ tsp ginger (peeled and minced)1 tsp rice...

Tropical Fruit Salsa

Tropical Fruit Salsa

Imagine the best fruit salad you've ever had, mixed with the best tropical cocktail you've ever had. This delicious fruit salsa is great served over chicken or fish.     Tropical Fruit Salsa Imagine the best fruit salad...

Italian Fusion Quesadilla

Italian Fusion Quesadilla

Quesadillas can be filled with whatever your heart desires, or whatever is in you fridge! Try out this Italian style quesadilla stuffed with basil, tomato coulis, pancetta, and fresh Asiago cheese.     Italian Fusion Quesadilla...

Bacalhau com Natas – Salt Cod with Cream

Bacalhau com Natas – Salt Cod with Cream

Try out this rich, creamy Portuguese dish. Bacalhau, salted cod, is a staple in Portuguese cooking and you will understand why after making this dish!     Bacalhau Com Natas - Salted Cod with Cream Try out this rich, creamy...

Sautéed Salmon with Tomato Coulis

Sautéed Salmon with Tomato Coulis

You must try this delicious salmon! The freshness of the tomato coulis provides a great contrast to the crunch of the salmon crust. Healthy and flavorful!     Sautéed Salmon with Tomato Coulis Sauce You must try this delicious...

Tomato Coulis – Italian Salsa

Tomato Coulis – Italian Salsa

Learn how to make this Italian style salsa. Drizzle over vegetables or meat for freshness. Tomato Coulis - Italian Salsa Learn how to make this Italian style salsa. Drizzle over vegetables or meat for freshness. 4 tomatoes (quartered,...

Omelet with Avocado and Sausage

Omelet with Avocado and Sausage

Learn the basics of cooking an omelet. Adjust fillings to your preference. Great keto breakfast!     Omelet with Avocado and Sausage Learn the basics of cooking an omelet. Adjust fillings to your preference. Great keto...

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Try out this mouthwatering variation of pesto! Use it on its own as a pasta sauce, dip crackers in it or mix it with butter to form a compound butter.     Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Try out this mouthwatering variation of pesto!...

Basic Vinaigrette

Basic Vinaigrette

This recipe will teach you how to make a basic vinaigrette. Once you know the ratio of 3:1, oil to vinegar, you can use that base as a jumping off point for endless variations.     Basic Vinaigrette This recipe will teach you...

Swordfish with an Olive Tapenade

Swordfish with an Olive Tapenade

In this recipe you will learn to make a savory olive tapenade that is great over fish or on crackers. You will be left with plenty of extra tapenade to eat the next day when believe it or not, it tastes even better.      ...

Pesto Crab Cakes

Pesto Crab Cakes

The pesto and fontina cheese make these crab cakes unique. The coating of breadcrumbs allows for a thin crunchy exterior. Serve as an appetizer or a main course. Delightful!       Pesto Crab Cakes The pesto and fontina...

Malasadas Donuts

Malasadas Donuts

Try this delicious donut recipe traditional to Portugal and Hawaii. Some places know these as malasadas, and other places know this by filhos.     Malasads Try this delicious donut recipe traditional to Portugal and Hawaii....

Tilapia with Avocado and Salsa

Tilapia with Avocado and Salsa

This dish comes together extremely quickly! You will have a flavorful, low carb meal in under 15 minutes.     Tilapia with Avocado and Salsa This dish comes together extremely quickly! You will have a flavorful, low carb meal...

Bolo do Caco – Portuguese Bread

Bolo do Caco – Portuguese Bread

Try out this delicious pan cooked bread traditional to the Portuguese island of Madeira.     Bolo do Caco - Portuguese Bread Try out this delicious pan cooked bread traditional to the Portuguese island of Madeira. 4 cups bread...

Gourmet Pancakes

Gourmet Pancakes

This recipe will teach you how to elevate store bought pancake mix 3 ways! Learn how to make Cornmeal Pancakes with Bananas and Hazelnuts, Peanut Butter Bacon Pancakes and Fluffy Meringue Pancakes with Blackberries.     Gourmet...

Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf

This meat loaf is incredibly tender due to the addition of breadcrumbs and mushrooms. Fairly simple and you will be glad to have leftovers the next day!     Meat Loaf This meat loaf is incredibly tender due to the addition of...

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

This recipe will teach you the key to perfect, fluffy mashed potatoes. See the notes, below the recipe, for the 8 key steps to perfect mashed potatoes!     Mashed Potatoes This recipe will teach you the key to perfect, fluffy...

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