Chestnut Cake (Madeira Island Portugal)

Chestnut Cake (Madeira Island Portugal)

Chestnut Cake (Madeira Island Portugal) Today’s 'Nuns Valley' has a great annual celebration. Every year locals celebrate the ‘Chestnut Festival’ – a festival originated when the local parish had a surplus of chestnuts. They were then used in several...

Azorean Fresh Cheese (queijo fresco dos açores)

Azorean Fresh Cheese (queijo fresco dos açores)

Azorean Fresh Cheese (queijo fresco dos açores) Often served with cornbread the Azores-style fresh cheese is creamy, a little salty and incredibly delicious! cheese molds 2 quarts whole milk3 tsp sea salt¼ tsp liquid rennet5 tsp non-chlorinated water Pour milk into a...

Pastéis de Feijão (Portuguese white bean and almond flour tart)

Pastéis de Feijão (Portuguese white bean and almond flour tart)

Pastéis de Feijão (Portuguese white bean and almond flour tart) They were first introduced in the town of Torres Vedras in the early 20th century tart mold (tart tins) 2 cups flour (240g)6 oz water (170g)3 tbsp soft butter1 tbsp sugar1 tsp saltFILLING1 cup almond...

Pão de Deus (Portuguese bread for God – Pão por deus)

Pão de Deus (Portuguese bread for God – Pão por deus)

Pão de Deus (Portuguese bread for God - Pao de deus) Pão-por-Deus  "Bread for God") is the   tradition of celebrated all over Portugal, named for the  given to the poor on All Saints Day, typically by children and youth. Names for the custom vary through...

Pastéis de Santa Clara (pastries from Coimbra Portugal)

Pastéis de Santa Clara (pastries from Coimbra Portugal)

  Pastéis de Santa Clara (pastries from Coimbra Portugal) Santa Clara pastries a crispy dough with a sweet almond and egg yolk filling. The pastries were named after the Santa Clara convent in Coimbra, where they were invented and prepared by nuns.It is believed...

Pao-de-Ló de Alfeizerão

Pao-de-Ló de Alfeizerão

Pao de lo Alfeizerao (Portuguese creamy sponge cake) King D. Carlos (1863-1908) often visited his friend the nobleman Vitorino Froes "spending seasons between the Alfeizerão estate and a house in S. Martinho do Porto". It was on one of these occasions that,...

Arroz de Marisco – Portuguese seafood rice

Arroz de Marisco – Portuguese seafood rice

  Arroz de Marisco - Portuguese seafood rice Arroz de Marisco is a seafood classic from the Portuguese Cuisine. Despite its creation being associated to a beach in Central Portugal – Praia de Vieira de Leiria, it is widely available in many restaurants across...

Toucinho do Céu (Bacon from heaven – Portuguese Almond Torte

Toucinho do Céu (Bacon from heaven – Portuguese Almond Torte

Toucinho do Céu (Bacon from heaven - Portuguese Almond Torte Toucinho do céu is a traditional Portuguese sweet, of convent origin. The name is due to the fact that the original recipe was made with lard instead of butter. Being a sweet created in convents, the name...

Portuguese Pizza (Linguiça, São Jorge cheese, Bolo do Caco dough)

Portuguese Pizza (Linguiça, São Jorge cheese, Bolo do Caco dough)

Portuguese Pizza (linguiça, São Jorge cheese, Bolo do Caco dough) Pizza Dough4-¾ cups bread flour 1-¾ cups warm water ((105 - 115 F))⅛ tsp sugar½ cup mashed sweet white potato1/2 tsp yeast1 tsp salt topping 1 pound Linguiça 1 pound Sao Jorge Cheese Sauce1½ cups tomato...

Encharcada de Ovos (Portuguese soaked eggs from Évora)

Encharcada de Ovos (Portuguese soaked eggs from Évora)

Encharcada de Ovos (Portuguese soaked eggs from Évora) Encharcada is an example of Portuguese conventual confectionery. Portuguese conventual sweets are very rich and the name of this category of recipes is due to the fact that they are sweets created by nuns who...

Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato (clams, garlic, olive oil and wine)

Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato (clams, garlic, olive oil and wine)

Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato (clams, garlic, olive oil and wine) 1½ pounds clams2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil3 cloves of garlic ( peeled and chopped )¼ cup chop cilantro ¼ cuo wine1 pinch of salt if neededblack pepper to tastefresh lemon juice to taste Rinse clams...

Bolo de Abobora (my grandmother zucchini cake)

Bolo de Abobora (my grandmother zucchini cake)

Bolo de Abobora (my grandmother zucchini cake) 2 cuos flour2 cups sugar1-½ cups raisins1 cup nuts (almonds, walnuts, or pecans (chopped))1 cup vegetable oil4 eggs1 tbsp cinnamon1 tbsp nutmeg1 tbsp vanilla½ tsp backing soda½ tsp salt2 cups grated zucchini ((about 1...

Pão-de-Ló (Portuguese sponge cake)(Japanese Kasutera)

Pão-de-Ló (Portuguese sponge cake)(Japanese Kasutera)

  Pão-de-Ló (Portuguese sponge cake)(Japanese Kasutera) Maybe the best known cake in Portugal, this cake dates back to the 15th century. It was made in Nunneries and, as with all Portuguese cakes, was very rich in eggs.The recipe of Pão de Ló was taken to Japan...

Xarém (Portuguese Cornmeal with Clams and Linguiça)

Xarém (Portuguese Cornmeal with Clams and Linguiça)

Xarém (Portuguese Cornmeal with Clams and Linguiça) In Portugal, xarém (or xerém) is a traditional dish in the Algarve region in the south and is common in the city of Olhão. In that city, the dish has clams, bacon and ham.[12]Its ingredients include greaves, pork and...

Papas

Papas

Papas (A Portuguese Porridge so Simple and so Delicious!) 1 cup milk2 tbsp sugar2½ tbsp flour1 egg yolk ( optional )¼ tsp cinnamon dash of salt Mix the flour, ground cinnamon, sugar, salt and milk together in a pan.Place the pan on the stove, heat, and continue...

Bolos Dona Amélia (Queijadas Dona Amélia Terceira Island)

Bolos Dona Amélia (Queijadas Dona Amélia Terceira Island)

Bolos Dona Amélia (Queijadas Dona Amélia Terceira Island) 2½ cups sugar4 whole eggs5 egg yolks1-½ cups cornflour½ cup melted butter1½ tbsp molasses 2 tbsp cinnamon1 tbsp nutmeg¼ cup aisins garnished on top of the cup cakelemon zest1 tsp salt½ cup powdered sugar- for...

Portuguese Pork and Clams (Porco Alentejana)

Portuguese Pork and Clams (Porco Alentejana)

Porco Alentejana (Pork and Clams) With clams from the sea and pork from the nearby mountains, it speaks to the landscape, and diet, of Portugal itself. Its garlicky broth pairs well with crusty bread and dry Portuguese wine. 4 pounds Clams2 pounds pork loin (boneless...

Feijoada à Transmontana (Portuguese bean and pork stew)

Feijoada à Transmontana (Portuguese bean and pork stew)

Feijoada à Transmontana (Portuguese bean and pork stew) This authentic Portuguese feijoada contains various parts of the pig that are not so commonly used in modern times because this stew goes back to a time when people couldn’t afford being picky with their food so...

Serradura: Portuguese Sawdust Pudding

Serradura: Portuguese Sawdust Pudding

Portuguese Sawdust Pudding (Serradura) Serradura, also known as sawdust pudding, or Macau pudding, is a well-known Portuguese dessert, popular in both Portugal and Macau, as well as Goa, which shows a layered outlook with a simple combination of whipped cream and...

Alcatra (Azores Island: Terceira Clay Pot Roast)

Alcatra (Azores Island: Terceira Clay Pot Roast)

Alcatra (Azores Island: Terceira Clay Pot Roast) 5 pounds any combination of chuck, rump & shank8 oz pork belly or bacon1 onion sliced2 cups red wine - enough to cover the meat ((you could use 1/2 wine & 1/2 stock))1 head of garlic4 bay leaves½ tbsp black...

Brisas do Lis

Brisas do Lis

Brisas do Lis 7 egg yolks3 whole eggs1¼ cups sugar1 cup almond flour¼ cup water ½ tsp salt Separate 7 egg yolksButter 16 molds Then coat the buttered molds with sugar. (you could use metal, silicone, or ceramic molds).Add 1/2 tsp of salt, 7 egg yolks, 3 whole eggs and...

Portuguese Migas

Portuguese Migas

Portuguese Migas Migas "crumbs" in English is a dish traditionally made from stale bread and other ingredients in  Portuguese cuisine. Migas are very popular across the Iberian Peninsula. 12 oz old bread3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil½ cup yellow onions...

Broas de Mel (Madeira Island molasses cookies)

Broas de Mel (Madeira Island molasses cookies)

  Broas de Mel (Madeira island molasses cookies) 2-¼ cups flour6 oz butter ( room temperature )1-¼ cups sugar1 egg2 tbsp molasses½ lemon zest (zest from 1/2 a lemon)½ tsp baking soda½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp ground nutmeg¼ tsp ground cloves1/2 tsp salt Mix the sugar...

Sopa da Pedra (Portuguese Stone Soup)

Sopa da Pedra (Portuguese Stone Soup)

  Sopa da Pedra (Portuguese Stone Soup) Stone Soup is a Portuguese  folk story in which a hungry stranger convinces the people of a town to each share a small amount of their food in order to make a meal that begins with a stone in a pot. The story exists as a...

Palitos de Cerveja (Madeira Island Portugal Beer Sticks)

Palitos de Cerveja (Madeira Island Portugal Beer Sticks)

Palitos de Cerveja (Madeira Island Portugal Beer Sticks) 3-1/2 cups flour9 oz soft butter7 oz beer ( (just under a cup of lager beer) )1 tsp saltSugar coating:3 egg whites1 cup sugar Dough:Mix the flour, salt and soft butter and work the dough with your hands, to...

Bolos De Arroz – Portuguese Rice Muffins

Bolos De Arroz – Portuguese Rice Muffins

Bolos De Arroz - Portuguese Rice Muffins 1/3 cup butter3/4 cup sugar3 eggs1/2 cup milk1 cup flour2/3 cup rice flour2-1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1/2 cup sugar ((to sprinkle on top of the muffins))1 zest from one lemon You could make these in standard muffin tins,...

Traditional Caldo Verde Soup

Traditional Caldo Verde Soup

Traditional Caldo Verde Soup In 2011, Portugal held a nationwide contest to determine which local delicacies would be deemed “the 7 Wonders of Portuguese Cuisine.” Caldo Verde is one of the 7 Wonders of Portuguese Cuisine. 1 pound collard greens1 pound chourico...

Chouriço à Bombeiro (Portuguese Flame Grilled Chouriço)

Chouriço à Bombeiro (Portuguese Flame Grilled Chouriço)

  Chouriço à Bombeiro (Portuguese Flame Grilled Chouriço) Ceramica Edgar Picas Traditional Portuguese Clay Terracotta Sausage Roaster Link to Clay Roaster https://amzn.to/3laIlGl 1 link of Chouriço1/2 cup hard alcohol at least 80 proof Put your clay roaster in a...

Queijadas da Graciosa (Portuguese dessert from the Azore islands)

Queijadas da Graciosa (Portuguese dessert from the Azore islands)

http:/https://youtu.be/p_iATvKwPq0 Queijadas da Graciosa (Portuguese dessert from the Azore islands) Dough for the Crust2-1/2 cups flour3 tbsp sugar3 eggs6 tbsp butter2-1/2 tbsp water1/2 tsp saltFilling 24 oz evaporated milk2-3/4 cups sugar12 egg yolks1/4 cup water1/4...

Bolos de São Gonçalo (Portuguese Doces Fálicos)

Bolos de São Gonçalo (Portuguese Doces Fálicos)

  Bolos de São Gonçalo (Portuguese Doces Fálicos) Dough6-3/4 cups flour1/2 cup sugar2 packs yeast2 eggs8 tbsp melted butter1 cup water ((warm water ideally between 105 and 115°F))2 tsp saltFrosting/Glaze1-1/4 cups powdered sugar1/2 tsp lemon juice1/4 tsp almond...

Jesuitas Pastries From Santo Tirso Portugal

Jesuitas Pastries From Santo Tirso Portugal

  Jesuitas Pastries From Santo Tirso Portugal This triangle-shaped dessert is an example of many sweets that were initially prepared in Portuguese convents. Jesuítas are made with layers of puff pastry that are coated in egg custard, and the whole slice is...

Portuguese Chocolate Salami

Portuguese Chocolate Salami

  Portuguese Chocolate Salami 12 oz semi sweet chocolate1/2 cup sugar4 oz butter7 oz Maria Biscuits broken up4 tbsp whipping cream1 oz Port wine (optional) 1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup powdered sugar Place biscuits in a large ziplock bag and crush them until you have...

Portuguese Garlic Shrimp (Gambas au Alho)

Portuguese Garlic Shrimp (Gambas au Alho)

  Portuguese Garlic Shrimp (Gambas au Alho) 1/2 pounds prawns2 tbsp chopped parsley1/2 tsp piri-piri (hot sauce)1 tsp chopped garlic1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper Salt the shrimpChop the garlic, and parsleyIn a hot pan add some olive oil, then add...

Cavacas (Portuguese popovers)

Cavacas (Portuguese popovers)

Cavacas (Portuguese popovers) Cavaca batter2 cups flour1 cups vegetable oil1 tsp salt8 eggs ((room temperature))Sugar Glaze:2 cups powdered sugar2 tbsp milkzest from on lemon Cavaca batterPreheat oven and your muffin tin to 350 degrees FUsing an electric mixer all the...

Leite de Creme – Portuguese Egg Custard

Leite de Creme – Portuguese Egg Custard

  Leite de Creme – Portuguese Egg Custard 7 Egg Yolks3/4 cup sugar1 lemon peel ((the peel from on lemon))3 tbsp Cornstarch4 cups Whole Milk1 Cinnamon Stick16 granulated sugar (for caramelized topping) Add milk gradually lemon peel and cinnamon stick to a pot....

Pudim Abade de Priscos (The Abbot of Priscos Pudding)

Pudim Abade de Priscos (The Abbot of Priscos Pudding)

  Pudim Abade de Priscos (The Abbot of Priscos Pudding) Caramel1-1/4 cups sugar1/2 cup water1 tsp lemon juice ((you can also use white wine vinegar)) Pudding2 cups sugar2 cups water1-1/2 oz pork belly ((bacon))2 cinnamon sticks2 lemon zest ((two large pieces of...

CRISPY! STUFFED! French Toast

CRISPY! STUFFED! French Toast

CRISPY! STUFFED! French Toast 6 slices of bread. (2 slices per serving)3 eggs1 cup milk6 oz cream cheese ((about 2 oz per serving))1/2 tsp vanilla (( 1/8 tsp per serving))1/4 tsp nutmeg (pinch per serving)1 tbsp sugar ((1 tsp per serving))1/4 tsp salt ((pinch per...

Pataniscas (Portuguese Salt Cod Fish Fritters)

Pataniscas (Portuguese Salt Cod Fish Fritters)

Pataniscas (Portuguese Salt Cod Fish Fritters) 1 pound Bacalhau (salt cod)4 eggs1-1/2 cups flour1/2 cup minced onion1/2 cup flat leaf parsley1/4 tsp black pepper1 tsp fresh garlic1/4 cup cold poaching water (1/4 to 3/4 cup of the water you use to poach the cod)1/2 tsp...

PORTUGUESE COZIDO (one of the national dishes)

PORTUGUESE COZIDO (one of the national dishes)

PORTUGUESE COZIDO (one of Portugals national dishes) 4 pounds pork shoulder or pork butt 3 pounds beef chuck1 pound pork belly3 pounds pork feet3 pork ears pork ears2 pounds Portuguese sausage3 pounds Carrots2 pounds Cabbage1 pound collard greens1 pound turnips1 pound...

Peixinhos da Horta ( Portuguese Tempura Vegetables)

Peixinhos da Horta ( Portuguese Tempura Vegetables)

Peixinhos da Horta ( Portuguese Tempura Vegetables) ( Portuguese Tempura Vegetables) 1 cup all purpose flour1 cup water (cold water)1 egg yolk1/2 tsp salt1 quart vegetable oil ( corn oil, peanut oil, canola oil, )1/2 pound green beans2 zucchini1 red bell pepper...

Broa de Milho e Centeio | Portuguese Corn and Rye Bread

Broa de Milho e Centeio | Portuguese Corn and Rye Bread

Broa de Milho & Centeio, Portuguese Corn and Rye Bread, originated in the northern region of Portugal. The rye flour has Germanic origins while the corn flour came from the Americas. This rustic bread has wonderful flavor and is a great introduction into bread...

Passion Fruit Pudding | Pudim de Maracujá

Passion Fruit Pudding | Pudim de Maracujá

Passion Fruit Pudding 10 passion fruits3 oz pineapple or orange Jell-O 1 cup hot water.5 cup cold water14 oz condensed milkFor the sauce:2 passion fruit.25 cup water.25 sugar Cut your passion fruit and a half and scoop the pulp out into a small bowl. Save the pulp of...

Bolas de Berlim | Algarve, Portugal Beach Donuts

Bolas de Berlim | Algarve, Portugal Beach Donuts

Bolas de Berlim are Portuguese custard filled donuts. These donuts originated in Berlin, Germany and are believed to have been brought over by a Jewish family in the 1930s. They were originally jam filled but were adapted to a custard filling when they came to...

Portuguese Almond Tart | Bolo de Amêndoa

Portuguese Almond Tart | Bolo de Amêndoa

This Portuguese Almond Tart, or Bolo de Amêndoa, is a delicious treat. The sweet, nutty flavor is classic to Portugal. The smell alone is reason to make this tart! Portuguese Almond Tart | Bolo de Amêndoa This Portuguese Almond Tart, or...

Canja | Portuguese Chicken Soup

Canja | Portuguese Chicken Soup

Canja is the Portuguese equivalent to chicken noodle soup. This soup is believed to have originated in India, and is now eaten in variations across Asia. Perfect served on a cold day or as a warming treat to someone who isn't feeling well. [wprm-recipe-snippet...

Tremoços | Lupini Beans

Tremoços | Lupini Beans

Tremoços, or Lupini Beans, are the most popular snack in Portugal! When sitting down to drink a beer, or a poncha, and enjoy a futebol game there will always be tremoços on the table. This delicious salty snack is also a great source of protein. [wprm-recipe-snippet...

Portuguese Quiche with Linguiça

Portuguese Quiche with Linguiça

Quiche can be made ahead and is great served for any meal of the day! Adding linguiça and São Jorge cheese gives this quiche a fun Portuguese flair! Portuguese Quiche with Linguiça Quiche can be made ahead and is great served for any...

Portuguese Holy Ghost Soup | Sopas do Espírito Santo

Portuguese Holy Ghost Soup | Sopas do Espírito Santo

Portuguese Holy Ghost Soup, or Sopas do Espírito Santo, is traditional to the Portuguese Holy Ghost festa. This dish has a rich history and rich flavor. The festa is held only once a year, so if you ever get the craving you now know how to make the soup on your own!...

Bacalhau com Grão de Bico | Salted Cod with Chickpeas

Bacalhau com Grão de Bico | Salted Cod with Chickpeas

Bacalhau com grão de bico, or salted cod with chickpeas, is another Portuguese classic to add to your repertoire. You'll need to plan ahead and soak the bacalhau the night before, but other than that this dish comes together very quickly! This would be great made...

Portuguese Orange Olive Oil Cake | Bolo de Laranja

Portuguese Orange Olive Oil Cake | Bolo de Laranja

This Portuguese Orange Olive Oil Cake is delicious. The olive oil allows the cake to be extremely moist and stay moist for many days.   Portuguese Orange Olive Oil Cake | Bolo de Laranja This Portuguese Orange Olive Oil Cake is...

Cataplana | Portuguese Fish Stew from Algarve

Cataplana | Portuguese Fish Stew from Algarve

Cataplana is a traditional seafood dish from the Algarve region in Southern Portugal. This dish, named after its cooking vessel, has a rich history and is believed to be inspired by the Moorish tagine. The cataplana is filled with...

Portuguese Sweet Bread Massa Sovada

Portuguese Sweet Bread Massa Sovada

Portuguese Sweet Bread, Massa Sovada, doesn't require a lot of active time but will require patience when waiting for it to proof. Trust me when I say the wait is worth it! This bread is delicious!   Portuguese Sweet Bread Massa...

Bacalhau à Brás

Bacalhau à Brás

Bacalhau à Brás is a Portuguese salted cod dish from Lisbon, containing with matchstick potatoes and eggs. Other than soaking the bacalhau, this dish comes together quickly and is a family favorite! Bacalhau à Brás Bacalhau à Brás is a...

Sopa de Trigo | Portuguese Wheat Soup

Sopa de Trigo | Portuguese Wheat Soup

Sopa de Trigo | Portuguese Wheat Soup Sopa de Trigo, or Portuguese Wheat Berry Soup, is a hearty soup to add into your recipe rotation that makes great use of winter produce. This soup is popular in Madeira Island! 1 lb whole wheat berries/kernels (24 hours in advance...

Rissóis de Camaro | Portuguese Shrimp Turnovers

Rissóis de Camaro | Portuguese Shrimp Turnovers

Rissóis de Camaro, Portuguese Shrimp Turnovers, are a staple Portuguese dish during the holidays. Change up the recipe by filling them with chicken, beef or vegetables if desired. Rissóis de Camaro | Portuguese Shrimp Turnovers Rissóis...

Açorda | Portuguese Garlic and Cilantro Bread Soup

Açorda | Portuguese Garlic and Cilantro Bread Soup

Açorda is a simple soup from the Alentajo region of Portugal. It contains just a handful of simple ingredients, including garlic, piri piri peppers, cilantro and bread. If you're looking for something quick and easy on a cold day, this soup is for you!...

Caldo Verde | Portugal’s Famous Green Broth Soup

Caldo Verde | Portugal’s Famous Green Broth Soup

Caldo Verde soup is a Portuguese classic from the Minho region. This soup is made with couves, which are known as collard greens in the United States but can also be substituted for kale. Easy and delicious recipe for winter!  ...

Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska is a delicious adult ice cream cake disguised as an elegant dessert. It is sure to impress your guests. You will learn how to make Italian meringue and use a kitchen torch to toast the dessert before serving.   Baked...

Arroz Doce | Portuguese Sweet Rice

Arroz Doce | Portuguese Sweet Rice

Sweet rice is served all over the world. This is a Portuguese version known as Arroz Doce. This simple dessert is easy to make and a big hit with the family.   Arroz Doce | Sweet Rice Sweet rice is served all over the world. This...

Queijadas Da Vila | Portuguese Cheesecake Tarts

Queijadas Da Vila | Portuguese Cheesecake Tarts

Queijadas Da Vila, or Portuguese Cheesecake Tarts, are popular in the Azores Islands. A unique yet simple technique is used to form the crust. Try out this traditional recipe and share with your family and friends!    ...

Queijadas de Leite | Portuguese Milk Tarts

Queijadas de Leite | Portuguese Milk Tarts

Try out the Portuguese dessert Queijadas de Leite. This treat takes only 10 minutes of active time and is delicious, it is no wonder this sweet is seen all over Portugal!   Queijadas de Leite | Portuguese Milk Tarts Try out the...

World’s Easiest Bread

World’s Easiest Bread

This bread is made in a single pan, no fancy tools are needed and you don't have to knead it. Try out the World's Easiest Bread.   World's Easiest Bread This bread is made in a single pan, no fancy tools are needed and you...

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 Francesinha...

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 Pan...

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 Sweet Muffin Cakes Bolos...

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. Poncha | Madeira...

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 learn...

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 bread...

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 has few...

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 make...

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 Gnocchi in a...

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 salt7 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 onions...

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