Notes from Portugal

Notes from Portugal: Rossio Square | Lisbon

David spends his days immersed in the Portuguese way of life, dining and working like a true Lisboeta in Rossio square in the heart of old Lisbon.

Cornelia Walker Bailey's Pear Bread

Cornelia Walker Bailey’s Pear Bread

Spice bread. Tea cake. Quick bread. Whatever you call it, this recipe has pedigree–and you don’t need to know its geneology to know this. One taste tells all.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 9
Mini Key Lime Cheesecakes Recipe

Mini Key Lime Cheesecakes

Small, creamy cupcakes filled with the sweet-tart flavor of key limes are topped with a swirl of lime whipped cream. These are great for parties or birthdays.

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H
  • 0
Brown Sugar Pound Cake Recipe

Brown Sugar Pound Cake

A dense, sweet, rich, buttery pound cake becomes even more indulgent, if you dare, with a heavy-handed drizzle of caramel glaze.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 5
Green Tea Ice Cream

Green Tea Ice Cream

Get a load of this stunning scoop! This silken ice cream has a vibrant sea-green shade that’s as distinctive as its nuanced, vaguely tea-y taste.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 8
Malted Milk Ball Sundae Recipe

Malted Milk Ball Sundae

Fresh hot fudge sauce, old-timey malted milk balls, and fresh ice cream come together in a wallop of a sundae that will bring you back to your childhood.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Salt Cod Recipe

Portuguese Scrambled Eggs with Salt Cod and Potatoes

A classic recipe in Portugal, this dish features softly scrambled eggs filled with fried potatoes and shards of salt cod. On top: olives and parsley.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 17
Honey Caramels Recipe

Honey Caramels

Honey aficionados, try regional or varietal honeys in this recipe from Alice Medrich. The rest of you, yes, clover works just dandy.

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 45 M
  • 0
Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

Southern Pecan Pie

Villas’ pecan pie is unlike most others as it’s not as sweet as most. But it does have the requisite fresh pecans, mellow rich filling, and tender flaky crust.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 0
Banana Napoleons with Warm Caramel Walnut Sauce Recipe

Banana Napoleons with Warm Caramel Walnut Sauce

Squares of homemade puff pastry (or store-bought if you want to save time), sandwich sliced bananas and a rich walnut caramel sauce. Whip creams sits on top.

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  • 1 H
  • 4 H, 45 M
  • 0
Oatmeal Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Cake

Yup, you’re allowed to eat this cake for breakfast seeing as there’s moist layers of wholesome oatmeal beneath the coconut and buttery frosting.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 3
Dried Fruit and Nut Cake Recipe

Dried Fruit and Nut Cake

Chock-full of crunchy nuts and moist dried fruit, this cake is a taste sensation. May we suggest a choice of apricots, plums, pears, or peaches?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2
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