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Portuguese Gastronomy

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Portuguese Gastronomy

Portuguese Gastronomy, Portugal is well known for its traditional gastronomy, is one of the most valuable cultural resources of this beautiful country. If you want to spend a holiday in Portugal do not miss out and try some of the most valuable typical dishes.

With a mild and fortifying climate, with a large coastline rich in fisheries. It is not surprising that Portugal, with the rich productions of wine and olive oil. Vasco da Gama in 1498 discovered the maritime route that would take him to the encounter of valuable spices that were, until then hidden in the east.

Arroz Doce

Sweet rice

Portuguese Stew

Portuguese Stew is one of the most renowned Portuguese reference dishes worldwide. The recipe is made based on a stew of meats, sausages, vegetables, assorted vegetables creating a colorful and very tasty and appetizing dish.


Cozido à Portuguesa

Portuguese stew

Grilled Sardines

Grilled Sardines are a very typical food in the summer months. Accompany yourself with plenty of salt, peppers salad and boiled potatoes or simply on a slice of bread cooked by hand. They are the most appreciated and consumed dishes of Portuguese cuisine, fruit of a strong tradition. There are several dishes that have sardines as the main ingredient.

Sardinhas Assadas com salada, tomate e pimentos

Roasted Sardines with salad, tomatoes and peppers

Bairrada roast suckling pig

Leitão Roasted Bairrada style is one of the most popular traditional dishes of this region (in the center) having been one of the 7 Wonders of Portuguese Gastronomy. The spicy taste of the sauce and the crispy skin are indisputable marks of this specialty of traditional Portuguese cuisine. Normally it is eaten warm or warm so that its aromas are more intense, however, it can be served cold, there are many connoisseurs who prefer in this way according to tradition in Bairrada, the piglet is accompanied with small potatoes cooked with skin, with lettuce salad , which does not interfere with the taste of the suckling pig.

Leitão assado à Bairrada

Bairrada roast suckling pig

Seafood Rice with Monkfish

Seafood Rice is a traditional Portuguese dish, from which the Arroz de Marisco with Tamboril was created. It is a fish dish made from shrimp, conchs and monkfish, to which rice is associated. It has a pleasant aroma as well as a mixture of flavors and ingredients typical of traditional Portuguese cuisine, which includes coriander, onion, garlic and olive oil.

Arroz de Marisco com Tamboril

Seafood Rice with Monkfish

Açorda à Alentejana

The açorda à Alentejana is a typical Alentejo dish made with coriander, bread, garlic and olive oil. This dish is adaptable to different types of açorda and may include seafood, cod and others. It was from the finalist dishes to the 7 Wonders of Portuguese gastronomy, can still be served with fresh fish (fried or cooked). This soup is one of the most popular dishes of Alentejo gastronomy.

Açorda de bacalhau à alentejana

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