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28 April, 2020

Chicken Thighs in Saffron Cream

Chicken Thighs in Saffron Cream
Posted in : Fusion Recipes, Latin Recipes, Portuguese Recipes, Recipes on by : HugoE521
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This was a combination of a few flavors I enjoy within Greek, Southern Portuguese and Northern Spanish cuisines. Make your own pepper paste and you’ll thank me later. Ingredients Boneless Chicken Thighs, 6-8 pieces Fresh Garlic, 3 cloves diced Olive Oil, 1/4 cup + 2 TBSP Cumin Seeds, toasted, 2 tsp Portuguese Red Pepper Paste
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22 February, 2020

Eat Portuguese! Caldo Verde

Eat Portuguese! Caldo Verde
Posted in : Appetizers, Continental Portuguese, Portuguese Food, Portuguese Recipes, Tapas & Small Bites on by : HugoE521
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Caldo Verde is the holy grail of soups. It lends itself to vegans and meat eaters. It is great for kids and drunks.  It is served at communions and new year’s eve.  In Portuguese communities, you ate this – probably daily. Your non-Portuguese friends ate this and probably still call it “the green soup”.   Caldo
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5 February, 2020

Eat Portuguese: Cockles a Bulhao de Pato

Eat Portuguese: Cockles a Bulhao de Pato
Posted in : Continental Portuguese, Portuguese Food, Quick Bite Recipes on by : HugoE521
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Cockles are one of the most eaten bivalves in Portugal as they are readily found in the Algarve district of the south and the shores of Caparica. They are found in saltwater, lend themselves to different cooking techniques and easily consumed raw. I myself have walked the beach in the south with family, raked the
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20 January, 2020

Eat Portuguese! Tosta Mista

Eat Portuguese! Tosta Mista
Posted in : Breakfast Recipes, Portuguese Recipes on by : HugoE521
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Tosta Mista is Portugal’s equivalent to New Jersey’s “taylor ham, egg and cheese”. The tosta mista is a recent addition to the cuisine of Portugal inspired by the French Croque Monsiuer. It’s a Ham and Cheese sandwich, probably the way it was meant to be made.  Growing up around a bigger population of Portuguese in
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3 October, 2018

Eat Portuguese! Bacalhau a Lagareiro (Olive Oil Maker Cod) with Collards

Eat Portuguese! Bacalhau a Lagareiro (Olive Oil Maker Cod) with Collards
Posted in : Continental Portuguese, Fish, Portuguese Recipes, Recipes on by : HugoE521
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Simplicity sometimes rules all when it comes to cooking. A large amount of Portuguese cuisine lends itself to the budding chef, keeping things delicious yet low stress, using freshness and patience as the primary tools required to execute some amazing food. This dish is no different and is enjoyable in any season. It is my
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26 July, 2018

Eat Portuguese! Bacalhau A Bras! (Bras Style Cod)

Eat Portuguese! Bacalhau A Bras! (Bras Style Cod)
Posted in : Continental Portuguese, Portuguese Recipes, Recipes on by : HugoE521
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Cod is king in Portugal. There is a different cod dish for every day of the week available making it the one ingredient every single citizen has at least tried in their lives.  It is healthy, being a fish that is a good source of protein and omega-3. The fish can be cooked a variety
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