Friday, November 16, 2018

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...

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,...

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 ■...

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...

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...

Lisbon among Top vegan-friendly capitals

Lisbon has ranked third on a list of Europe’s most vegan-friendly capital cities, after Amsterdam (Holland), which came in first, and Paris (France), second. Compiled...

Veri Peri opens in the UAE

Originally launched in the United Kingdom, the opening of the Dubai branch at the Copthorne Hotel marks Veri Peri’s third outlet. Veri Peri initially expanded in...

Lisbon to open first Syrian restaurant

Fatima and her daughter will soon be chefs at the new Syrian restaurant Mezze cooking up delicious Syrian dishes Like: Kibbe Bi Laban Baba...
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...
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...
portuguese biscuits

Portuguese Biscuits – Biscoitos

Transport yourself back to the Azores. Generations of families can recall how their grandparents or parents would dunk these traditional Portuguese biscuits into their...
Taverna

Culinary travels hidden treasures: TAVERNA PORTUGUESA

Restaurants are sometimes comparable to ships navigating in the sea at times they sail through stormy weather and gusty winds, now and then they...