New Restaurant Bringing Portuguese Passion to Plymouth MA

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Portuguese passion is being pumped into Plymouth thanks to a new family restaurant that’s opened in the city. Lisbon Bakery and Restaurant, which has just opened on Frankfort Gate, and are keen to make a lasting impact. In addition to being a restaurant, the venue is also a bakery, and... more

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Portuguese Pastry

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Portuguese Pastry At a time when honey was still the dominant sweetener in Europe, Portugal’s sugar rush started early, with expensive sugar arriving from the Portuguese island of Madeira in the 15th century, and later, from Brazil. Convent cakes and desserts — including the pastéis de nata, or egg tart... more

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Portugal Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017

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Portugal has been touted as one of the hottest travel destinations of 2017. And it is not hard to see why — the capital Lisbon, for instance, is easily one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in Europe, if not the world, with its cobbled slopes lined with pastel-hued... more

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Portuguese Egg Tart

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The Portuguese egg tart is Macau’s most famous food. It consists of a flaky pastry shell, with a rich, sweet egg custard filling with a consistency similar to creme brulee. A caramelized top plays an integral role in the taste. It’s best eaten warm. Everywhere from restaurants and hotels to... more

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Running Brook Vineyards Book Signing

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Come meet Kevin Cordeiro, New Bedford born and Dartmouth raised cookbook author! Kevin will be signing copies of his cookbooks, including his newest, A Passport for Crockpot Cooking: Slow Cooker Recipes for the New American Table. Kevin has authored three cookbooks to date. If you have already purchased any of... more

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The Purple Cat Winery & Brewery Book Signing

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Join us and meet Kevin Cordeiro, local cookbook author who will be signing copies of his cookbooks, including his newest, A Passport for Crock Pot Cooking: Slow Cooker Recipes for the New American Table. In this exciting new book, Kevin takes us on an Ethnic & Regional journey around America.... more

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Portuguese Cod Fish

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Portuguese Cod Salt cod has been part of Portuguese culture since the Vikings came to trade cod for salt. This convenient relationship was a powerful asset for Portuguese navigators — ships armed with supplies of salt cod could travel further with a source of protein that didn’t spoil. Since then,... more

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Portuguese Sausage

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Sausage is a Lisbon favorite. The locals love chouriço, a sausage that’s similar to Spain’s chorizo but with less fat, but you’ll also find plenty of morcela (blood sausage), farinheira (sausage made with flour and red pepper paste), and alheira (a sausage made with bread and chicken or game). For... more

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How to Eat Portuguese Food

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Portuguese cuisine takes all of these beloved ingredients and combines them into perfectly simple dishes. Some neighborhood tascas — small, affordable restaurants — might serve migas de couve (cornbread, cabbage, and chouriço) with grilled pork or arroz de grelos (rice with turnip tops) or with jaquinzinhos fritos (deep-fried small horse... more

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