Sunday, November 19, 2017
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...
tuberculosis

Portugal had 18 cases of TB per 100,000

Portugal recorded 18 new cases of tuberculosis per 100,000 inhabitants in 2016, a year in which 18% of cases were in people born outside...

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...
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...
health care

Portugal’s National Health Service better than UK and Spain

Portugal’s National Health Service has fared better than the UK’s NHS in an international survey into European national health systems. Portugal ranked above the UK...

Therapy in Paula Rego’s art

Portugal-born artist Paula Rego has voiced hopes that a collection of works that she painted years ago when she was suffering from depression, and...
jewellery

Unseen Portuguese jewellery in Lisbon

A never-before-seen collection of Portuguese jewellery will be put on show for the first time in Lisbon, at the Medeiros-Almeida Museum. More than 70 jewels...
implant

First Artificial Heart Implant in Portugal

Health Minister, Adalberto Campos Ferreira, announced today that the first artificial heart to be implanted in a patient in Portugal had been a success...
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...

Miss Portugal South Africa Finalists 2017

Being Miss Portuguesa is a unique and unforgettable experience. The Miss Portuguesa brand is the largest beauty pageant of Portuguese beauty and it selects its...
Cannabis

A Case For Cannabis?

The Left Bloc and the Communist Party are reported to be once again preparing legislation in order to have cannabis legalised for therapeutic and...
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...