Portuguese Gastronomy, Cod “à Brás” Style | Bacalhau à Brás

I think, we Portguese, have to serve the ones that visit Portugal for the first time, cod in other way than just boiled. Don’t get me wrong; I love simple boiled cod with some boiled potatoes and vegetables, but compared with all the other ways of eating cod, this is, in my opinion, the most … Continue reading Portuguese Gastronomy, Cod “à Brás” Style | Bacalhau à Brás

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Portuguese Berliner | Bolas de Berlim

Olhá' boliiiiiiinha...!  If you hear this, somewhere in some beach of Portugal, go ahead; buy a Bola de Berlim. You won't regret it! And what is a Bola de Berlim, you ask? This is something very typical to find in every pastry/bakery in Portugal, and yet, Summer is the season where you see them more. … Continue reading Portuguese Berliner | Bolas de Berlim

Chouriço Bread | Pão com Chouriço

My grandma's chouriço bread was the best. No one in the world could / can make such bread as her. I don't know if it was her hands, the way she kneaded or something else; the truth is, her chouriço bread was one of a kind. And I don't say this because my grandma's food is … Continue reading Chouriço Bread | Pão com Chouriço

Easter Folar | Folar da Páscoa

Easter, a time for family and tradition. And for those who believe in something, time for introspection and peace. It is a Catholic Portuguese festivity, and just like Christmas, Easter is still very connected with religion - the practice to go to Easter Sunday Mass with family, getting home and having a banquet waiting, a … Continue reading Easter Folar | Folar da Páscoa