The food of Portugal

All you need to know about Portuguese food... in time for the World Cup!

13 May 2010

With such an honest and unique approach to food, Portuguese food welcomes you to a culinary paradise!

Typical Portuguese food - Let the feasting begin.

Want to cook Portuguese-style? Choose from any of these delicious Portuguese dishes...

Caldo verde (green soup) - The national dish of Portugal- serve with thick slices of maize bread.

Prego rolls - A garlicky marinade.

Bolinhos de bacalhau (cod and potato dish) - Cod and mashed potato filling.

Baccala bites - Serve with crispy bruschetta, a green salad or a shaved carrot and coriander salad.

Chicken Madeira - The Portuguese have always done magical things with chicken and the Madeira is no different.

Pork with clams a alantejana (pork dish) - Serve with a red wine from Quinta do Carmo to bring out the luxurious rich tastes.

Pasteis de nata (pastry) - Warm out of the oven and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, heavenly.

Bife a café (beef and chips) - A delicious mustard slathered steak served with chips.

Cozido a portuguesa - Serve with a good Ribatejo wine and crusty bread.

Throwing a Portuguese-style bash? Click here to see Food24's Portuguese party menu!


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