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Latest entries about Portuguese food

Create your own Delicious Portuguese Jam this Holiday

written by Gabriella Opaz | 12th December 2016

Fragrant, seasonal fruits and vegetables aren’t all that you’ll find at Bolhão Market. Many of the produce vendors transform their sappy melons, juicy tomatoes and gigantic gourds into tantalizing doces (jams), geleias (jelly), compotas (preserves) and marmelada (quince paste). Tomato jam is especially common in Portuguese homes as is Doce de Gila, made from the gila gourd — a...

New Portuguese Cookbook Brings Unexpected Recipes to the Table

written by Sonia Nolasco | 3rd October 2016

Today, if you want to start a website called portuguesecooking.com — good luck! Ana Patuleia Ortins has owned it since 1997, just a year before Google was founded. For decades, Ana has been spreading the gospel about Portuguese food. Author of Portuguese Homestyle Cooking, she’s a pioneer in cookbooks written about Portuguese cuisine in America. After the success of...
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Port Wine Tour with Ryan Opaz

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Porto Walking Food Tour

This delicious food tour is more than a culinary experience, it’s a love letter to Porto highlighting the city’s history, architecture and...

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Portugal Luxury Harvest Tour 2018

Catavino's Harvest Tour showcases the world renowned wine regions of Central and Northern Portugal with us as your guides!...

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Our Expat Holiday in Portugal!

written by Gabriella Opaz | 24th December 2015

As an immigrant living on the other side of the world, the Holidays conjure up nostalgia, a desire to be close to the people you love. It’s a feeling of longing, of saudades, imagining my Dad’s tight loving embrace, the gentle sound of Beethoven floating across the living room, and the rich, intoxicating aroma of roast beef. I LIVE for...

How adventurous of a Portuguese foodie are you? Take the quiz!

written by Gabriella Opaz | 18th December 2015

We all love food, some of us considerably more than others, but the Portuguese take it to an entirely new level. To be an outstanding foodie in Portugal requires an unbelievable stamina to both talk and eat for hours upon end, a capacity to consume anything even remotely edible and the wisdom to never EVER say no to another...

The Art of Homemade Portuguese Jams and Jellies

written by Rochelle Ramos | 27th October 2015

When I smell wood smoke from the neighborhood chimneys and the rain clouds open to finally release the much needed rain, I know it’s time to get to work with the summer’s bounty. This means many a Portuguese cozinha will become a haven for Portuguese doces such as jams, jellies, marmelada! The sticky, sweet, gem colored jars are usually...

Baking Bread with a Portuguese Grandmother

written by Sonia Nolasco | 16th September 2015

Housed in an 18th century baroque building, we leave behind the contrasting sleek interior of the bread and wine museum and step back onto the cobbled streets of the charming village of Favaios, where locals are taking respite from the intense July heat under red cafe umbrellas. We stroll towards the church as instructed and veer left in search...
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