Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá

Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá is one of the most popular bacalhau (cod fish) recipe in Portugal. José Luís Gomes...
Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá is one of the most popular bacalhau (cod fish) recipe in Portugal. José Luís Gomes de Sá, was born in Porto, on 7 February 1851. Gomes de Sá was the son of a rich 19th century cod trader in Porto. The family fortune dwindled as there was a devastating fire in the warehouse.José then had to find a job at Restaurante Lisbonense, a restaurant in downtown Porto where he created this recipe.Gomes de Sá was...
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Slow Cooker Portuguese Stone Soup

The soup gets its name from the kidney beans, which are referred to as "stones". Legend has it that a...
The soup gets its name from the kidney beans, which are referred to as "stones". Legend has it that a hungry friar begging for food knocked at the door of a farm laborer’s house. When the laborer tried to turn him away, the friar picked up stones and asked him to lend him a pot and some water so that he could make a delicious stone soup. The laborer and his family agreed. As the water boiled, the friar remarked...
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Steak and Egg Portuguese Style (Bife a Portuguesa)

A classic Portuguese steak recipe. This steak and egg recipe is one of the most recognized Portuguese dishes and it's...
A classic Portuguese steak recipe. This steak and egg recipe is one of the most recognized Portuguese dishes and it's served at many Portuguese restaurants in and outside of Portugal. Ingredients: 4 two inch thick sirloin steaks 1 cup red wine 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 bay leaves 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 tablespoons butter 4 large eggs 4 teaspoons butter or olive oil to cook eggs Side of Brown Gravy Directions: In a medium bowl, whisk together...
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Portuguese Sausage Stuffing

Tired of serving the same old stuffing for Thanksgiving? Then try this simple recipe that gets pumped up with just...
Tired of serving the same old stuffing for Thanksgiving? Then try this simple recipe that gets pumped up with just the right amount of Portuguese sausage, chourico. The results will be outstanding!Ingredients: 2 tbsp. butter 1 package of ground linguiça or chouriço 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 stalks celery, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 ½ cups chicken broth 1 pkg. (14 ounces) Pepperidge Farm Corn Bread Stuffing Directions: Heat the butter in a 3-quart saucepan over medium...
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Portuguese Piri Piri Sloppy Joe

What kind of sandwich do you call it? Dynamite, Torpedo or Sloppy Joe. A mainstay of Rhode Island. Known as...
What kind of sandwich do you call it? Dynamite, Torpedo or Sloppy Joe. A mainstay of Rhode Island. Known as dynamites or a torpedo. It’s a specific kind of sandwich, eaten on a roll. That may sound like a Sloppy Joe, but whatever you call it, it’s one tasty sandwich. Kicked up a notch with Portuguese Piri Piri hotness. Portuguese Piri Piri peppers make this a spicy sandwich that will keep you coming back for more. So Delicious! Cooks right...
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Pimental Family Biscoitos Recipe (Portuguese Tea Bis...

This is an old fashioned recipe straight from the island of São Miguel. This is a handwritten recipe from my...
This is an old fashioned recipe straight from the island of São Miguel. This is a handwritten recipe from my grandmother (Vovó).Biscoitos are very popular and traditional Portuguese butter cookies. These cookies are perfect for any occasion especially for the holidays. I love these any time of year. Tender on the inside and crispy on the outside. Buttery, not too sweet, & traditionally made in the shape of an O.Ingredients: 2 ½ pounds flour 6 large eggs 1 ½ tablespoon...
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Torresmos (Portuguese Marinated Pork)

 These marinated pork cubes are amazing! This recipe is a traditional meal served on all the Azores islands. This marinade...
 These marinated pork cubes are amazing! This recipe is a traditional meal served on all the Azores islands. This marinade is also used to marinate the pork for Carne de Porco à Alentejana and is one of the most traditional and popular pork/seafood dishes of Portuguese cuisine. You can use a less fatty cut of meat like boneless pork butt (Trejums) cut into chunks.   or the more traditional pork, pork belly sliced into chunks. This marinade is also a wonderful...
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Coconut Braised Chicken with Chourico and Potatoes

This recipe combines many ingredients from Brazil. The winning flavor of this dish marries the chicken to flavorful ingredients, coconut,...
This recipe combines many ingredients from Brazil. The winning flavor of this dish marries the chicken to flavorful ingredients, coconut, chourico, cilantro, and lime. The taste invites you to an outstanding lightly spiced Brazilain dining experience.Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 whole chicken legs (2 pounds) 1 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black ground pepper 1/2 pound ground chourico 1 onion (thinly sliced) 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger 1 garlic clove (minced) 3 cups unsweetened coconut milk 1 pound...
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Shrimp Chouriço Corn Chowder

Living in coastal New England, having a good recipe for New England Clam Chowder is an absolute must. You won’t...
Living in coastal New England, having a good recipe for New England Clam Chowder is an absolute must. You won’t go back to clam chowder after this one. It is absolutely delicious! There won’t be a drop left in the bowl.Ingredients: 8 tablespoons salted butter (1 stick) 1 cup ground chouriço 1 small onion (diced) 2 single stalks celery (diced) 1 tablespoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon white pepper ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon hot crushed red pepper ½ cup flour...
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Goat Cheese Chouriço Rolls

You know how bacon is all the rage these days? Bacon dipped in chocolate, bacon topped donuts, bacon beurre blanc...
You know how bacon is all the rage these days? Bacon dipped in chocolate, bacon topped donuts, bacon beurre blanc and so and so. For me, it’s all about chourico. I’m constantly looking for ways to incorporate it into my cooking and seldom pass up an opportunity to eat a dish in which it is a key component. Now chourico is good by itself, but chourico and tangy goat cheese together? That sounded like a combo that was too good...
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Pimental Family Cacoila Recipe

This recipe comes from my vovó (grandmother) on my mother’s side of the family. It seems that every family has...
This recipe comes from my vovó (grandmother) on my mother’s side of the family. It seems that every family has their own recipe for how to make cacoila. My favorite dish from my childhood.My grandmother used beef, pork and pork liver, but I leave the liver out. Generally you use an inexpensive cut of beef or pork, and then simmered for several hours to absolute tenderness and perfection. In fact, a more expensive cut of meat like pork tenderloin, for...
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Portuguese Egg Rolls

This is a twist on an Asian classic, egg rolls with a Portuguese accent. Egg rolls with chourico and kale...
This is a twist on an Asian classic, egg rolls with a Portuguese accent. Egg rolls with chourico and kale make these irresistible.Ingredients: ½ cup diced red bell pepper 1 tablespoon chopped green onions 1 cup ground chourico, chorizo or linguica (use what’s available in your area) ½ cup of fresh or frozen kale 2 diced pickled jalapeno peppers 1 teaspoon parsley ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoons ground cumin ¼ cup...
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