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 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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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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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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Carne Porco à Alentejana

Carne de Porco à Alentejana (Portuguese Pork, Littleneck Clams and Potatoes) If you’re a meat lover, this traditional Portuguese dish...
Carne de Porco à Alentejana (Portuguese Pork, Littleneck Clams and Potatoes) If you’re a meat lover, this traditional Portuguese dish is not to be missed. Carne de Porco à Alentejana is one of the most traditional (and widely popular) pork dishes in all of Portugal. However, don’t let the name fool you – this dish actually originates from the Algarve region.The key to Carne de Porco à Alentejana is in the slow cooking, where pork is marinated for around four...
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Portuguese Carne no Espeto (Shish-Kabob)

Traditional at any Portuguese feast, Carne Espeto, is one of my most treasured culinary connections to the Portuguese culture. The...
Traditional at any Portuguese feast, Carne Espeto, is one of my most treasured culinary connections to the Portuguese culture. The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament is a long standing and continued tradition that the many gather raw meat and roast it over an open pit of coals at the church’s feast each year. This is a delicious dish! Made with our own Portuguese Carne no Espeto (Shish-Kabob) Seasoning Mix Ingredients: 1 package of Carne no Espeto seasoning mix 3 pounds...
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Caçoila (Portuguese Pulled Pork)

Caçoila is a delicious Portuguese-style of pulled pork or beef. There are countless versions of caçoila [ka-soy-la, although some folks...
Caçoila is a delicious Portuguese-style of pulled pork or beef. There are countless versions of caçoila [ka-soy-la, although some folks say ka-sir-la] using different types of meat, such as pork, beef and liver, and different ways of serving it, like in a bowl or as a sandwich. Some recipes add vinegar and cinnamon instead of wine and allspice. Recipes vary from family to family and region to region, whether in the United States, Azores, Madeira, Cape Verde, Brazil or in...
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Portuguese Marinated Pork Bifanas

The Portuguese people eat these pork sandwiches like we Americans eat burgers — anytime and anywhere. The Bifana is so...
The Portuguese people eat these pork sandwiches like we Americans eat burgers — anytime and anywhere. The Bifana is so popular, McDonald’s even launched the McBifana in Portugal. It is a perfect storm of flavors and textures coming together to sweep you up and take your taste buds to wanting more and more. Made with our own Portuguese Marinated Pork Bifanas Seasoning Mix Ingredients: 1 pound Boneless pork tenderloin (thinly sliced about a ¼ inch thick (8 slices)) 2 tablespoons...
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Piri Piri Pulled Pork

For your summer pig roast or a delicious pulled pork sandwich. Portuguese piri piri pulled pork made with pork butt...
For your summer pig roast or a delicious pulled pork sandwich. Portuguese piri piri pulled pork made with pork butt or shoulder roast, with hot piri piri peppers, slow cooked in a spicy seasoning until the pork meat pulls apart easily with a fork. Made with our own Piri Piri Pulled Pork Seasoning Mix Ingredients: 1 package of Piri Piri Pulled Pork Seasoning Mix 2 pounds boneless pork (shoulder or pork butt) 1 cup water 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar...
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Piri Piri Chili

Tasty and spicy chili made with beef, beans and Portuguese hot piri piri chili peppers – perfect for dinner!
Tasty and spicy chili made with beef, beans and Portuguese hot piri piri chili peppers – perfect for dinner! Look no further for the ultimate, easy chili recipe. With just a push of a button, your weekday dinner is taken care of as the chili cooks away in the slow-cooker. A simmering pot of chili warms up any occasion, from Game Day and tailgate parties to cozy family meals. Here is an easy all-time favorite chili recipe. You control the...
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Alcatra (Portuguese Pot Roast)

Alcatra” is a typical dish from Terceira Island. The use of several spices in the recipe is related to the Portuguese Discoveries
Alcatra” is a typical dish from Terceira Island. The use of several spices in the recipe is related to the Portuguese Discoveries. Vessels coming from India and America stopped at the island and sold spices and gold. Easy and Delicious Cook everything right in your CROCKPOT. Made with our own Alcatra (Portuguese Pot Roast) Seasoning Mix Ingredients: 1 package of Alcatra Seasoning Mix 2 pounds beef roast (bottom round, rump or chuck) ½ cup red wine (port wine or other...
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