Christmas Cake, Bolo Rei

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! Oh my, I know I'm late - Christmas has gone and the New Year is already very ahead. But I think it is never too late to wish you all a Fulfilling and a Big Year! 🙂 I hope your festivities were good, with your beloved ones; and above all, … Continue reading Christmas Cake, Bolo Rei


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

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