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Portuguese Chouriço is flaming good!

You might be familiar with a slightly different smoked sausage, the one from our neighbours across the border, Chorizo. The Portuguese recipe, however, is Chouriço and we pronounce sho-ree-soo. Portuguese Chouriço: the (not so) secret ingredient  Chouriço is a traditional [...]

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Portuguese soup: our bread and butter

In case you have not noticed, the Portuguese soup is our bread and butter. One of the oldest dishes in history, going back to prehistoric times, soup is perennially popular in Portugal. As a result, we are the proud European [...]

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Pastel de Nata: the Portuguese pastry

Pastel de Nata is the most popular Portuguese pastry. Each bakery has its own pastry recipe, that differs only very subtly from one another. Nonetheless, the average Portuguese has a highly trained palate and eye for telling one from another. [...]

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Marmalade: a bit of Portugal in every jar

Marmalade or Marmelada? Both. The English Marmalade inspired the Portuguese Marmelada. Or, might it have been the other way around? In any case, Marmelada is to the Portuguese, what Quince Cheese is to the English, and Membrillo, to the Spanish. Marmelada is made of quince, [...]

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