Category Archives: Portuguese Food


Bacalhau is to the Portuguese as Fish and Chips is to the English. What is bacalhau? Bacalhau Recipes: Bacalhau com Natas (Cod in Cream Sauce). Bacalhau à Brás. Advertisements

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A typical Portuguese Lunch – Cozido à Portuguesa

This week’s theme for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Lunchtime. A few week’s ago we went out to lunch with friends and while the rest of us made pretty safe choices chiptheduck chose Cozido à Portuguesa. Read more about … Continue reading

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This week’s theme for Jake’s Sunday Post is “Delicious” I was not a fan of Bachalau because it can be so salty, that is, until I tried Bacalhau à Brás at a local restaurant. Here is the recipe I tried … Continue reading

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Medronho with honey and lemon

When I think of the Algarve I think of Medronho. Medronho is probably the most popular digestive in the Algarve and is extremely strong. In fact, some of the homemade brews are so strong they not only burn your throat, … Continue reading

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Pastéis de nata – Portuguese custard tarts

Pastéis de nata were originally created by the monks of the Jerónimos Monastery in Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon in the 19th Centuary. They are also known as Pastéis de Belém. If you’ve never tried Pastéis de nata (custard style … Continue reading

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