Friday, November 24, 2017

Sardine: the Elusive Catch

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has recommended that sardine fishing in Portugal should be suspended for a minimum of...

Flavors from the East – Laurentina Prawns

The Portuguese Discoveries opened contacts with diverse cultures, such as the early Arab spice traders influence in the history of Mozambique’s gastronomy resulting in...

Academia do Bacalhau of Cape Town 49th commemorative luncheon

In celebrating the 49th Anniversary of the Academia do Bacalhau of Cape Town held its traditional monthly luncheon at the South African Air Force...

Corn Flakes Cookies / Bolhinos de “Corn Flakes”

CORN FLAKES COOKIES 125gr butter 60gr sugar 1 egg 1 tea spoon of Baking Powder 1 cup of flour 1 cup of dried fruits Mix the flower with the butter until...

Academia do Bacalhau of Cape Town “Goes Airborne”

This year the Academia do Bacalhau of Cape Town is celebrating the 49th Anniversary with the lunch on the 2nd of November, at the...

Cheese Cake Recipe

CHEESE CAKE 1 tub smooth cream cheese 1 tub smooth cottage cheese 1 lemon jelly 1 pack tennis biscuits Crush the tennis biscuits and mix with enough margarine or...

Watercress Chicken Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 -3 tablespoons butter or 2 -3 tablespoons equivalent olive oil 2 medium onions, finely chopped 6 chicken pieces, skin and fat removed (either drumsticks,thighs or combination) 2⁄3 cup barley 6 cups water 2 chicken,...

AÇORDA ALENTEJANA

Ingredients 4 cups roughly chopped cilantro leaves and stems 7 cloves garlic, peeled 1 large green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and roughly chopped 1 serrano pepper, stemmed, seeded,...

Bolo de Bolacha

Ingredients: Ingredientes: 300 g Maria cookies (also known as 'Rich Tea') 300g de Bolacha Maria 250g butter | 250g de manteiga 300g sugar | 300g de açúcar 300g soluble coffee...

Spicy mango pork chops

Ingredients: (To serve up to 6 people) ■ 2 tbsp curry powder ■ 1 cup of mango chutney ■ ¼ of a pineapple peeled ■ ½ bunch of coriander ■...

Portuguese Crab Salad

Ingredients 1 lb fresh crab meat2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped1 Tbls finely chopped parsley1 Tbls cayenne pepper1/4 Cup of cream2 Tbls Port wine1 Tbls mustard1/3 cup...

How to order coffee in Portugal

Coffee drinking is a serious business in Portugal. There’s no way you can go to Portugal and not have to order a coffee at some...

Toucinho Do Céu

Toucinho Do Céu, translated literally as Bacon from Heaven, is a delicious Portuguese Almond Cake originating in the Guimarães region of Portugal. It is...

Portugal’s Sweet Tooth

A study has revealed that four in ten Portuguese eat sweets every day. According to consumer organisation DECO, chocolate tops the list of preferences of...