Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Arroz de Braga

This is a popular rice dish from Portugal. The rice is cooked with ham, sausage, chicken thighs, red bell pepper, and cabbage. Ingredients 2 tablespoons...
Hake

One-dish Portuguese-style hake bake

Hake baked with green peppers, chickpeas, tomatoes and olives; it's a quick dish that requires little cleanup afterwards (hooray!) Ingredients: 2 onions, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves,...
easter

Portuguese Easter traditions & celebrations

During the Holy Week, which marks the end of Lent in the run-up to Easter, the deeply Catholic country is steeped in religious ritual...
Pears

Pears in Madeira wine

This pears in Madeira wine recipe is the perfect ending for an amazing meal. Besides it enhances the unique taste of the fortified beverage...

Portuguese mini vegetables very popular

Besides the existing lines of mini vegetables from France and South Africa, BUD Holland has recently started to carry Portuguese mini vegetables. "The Portuguese...

Portuguese Creamy Codfish Casserole Recipe

Ingredients Codfish: - 500 g cod - 500 g potato - 1 cup mayonnaise - 1 clove garlic - 1 medium onion - 2 tablespoons of salsa - 3 tablespoons of olive...
Pork

Papo Seco Stuffed Pork Chops

This recipe for Portuguese Papo Seco stuffed Pork Chops is perfect for a Sunday family lunch. Ingredients - 6 pork chops - 2 teaspoons of salt - 1...
Espetadas

Anyone for Espetada?

This is a Portuguese classic espetada that originates from the island of Madeira. It involves simple ingredients but delivers amazing flavours. This is a...
Toni's

Culinary travels hidden treasures : “Toni’s on Kloof” Cape Town

The jammy decor of the old sepia photos and the paraphernalia, reminiscent of a long gone colonial era, convey the mood of anticipation of...
Portuguese Shrimp

Portuguese Shrimp with Garlic & Whiskey

Ingredients - 2kg shrimp (thawed) - 1 lemon (sliced) - 2 tablespoons of olive oil - 12 cloves of garlic (sliced) - 1/2 teaspoon black pepper - 100 ml of...
Malasadas

Happy Malasadas Day!

A malasada (or malassada, from Portuguese "mal-assada" = "under-cooked") (similar to filhós) is a Portuguese confection, made of egg-sized balls of yeast dough that...
piri piri

Portuguese Piri Piri Wings

Ingredients: 2 x Piri Piri Chillies 2 x cloves of garlic Zest and juice of two limes The stalks from a small bunch of coriander 2 x Tbsp of...
Cozido a Portuguesa

Cozido a Portuguesa – Portuguese Hot Pot

Cozido a Portuguesa is a rich stew that usually includes shin of beef, pork, Portuguese smoked sausages served with cabbage, carrots, turnips, rice, potatoes,...
Valentines Menu

A Valentine’s Menu The Portuguese Way

This Valentine’s Day, whether spending it with your sweetheart, entire family, friends or your parents, love is the only ingredient required. Starter: Portuguese Cupped Oysters Oysters are...