About Edite Vieira

Edite Vieira

Edite Vieira is the author of several books, including The Taste of Portugal and several works of poetry. Edite was born in Portugal but moved to London in 1964, where she worked as a radio broadcaster and television announcer for the BBC.

Portuguese Christmas Eve Cod

A traditional recipe on Christmas Eve in Portugal, this dish of salt cod, potatoes, and cabbage is drizzled with a garlic oil and topped with hard-boiled eggs.

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Portuguese Christmas Golden Soup

Slices of sponge cake are dipped in a sugar syrup, drizzled with a custard sauce, and sprinkled with cinnamon in this Portuguese Christmas tradition.

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“Dreams” Portuguese Doughnuts

Sonhos–Portuguese for “dreams”–is the apt name for Portugal’s dreamy doughnuts that are as easy to make as they are to eat.

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Salt Codfish Fritters Recipe

Portuguese Salt Cod Cakes

One of Portugal’s most beloved dishes, these deep-fried fritters are a melding of salt cod, potato, and onion that are readily devoured.

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