A simple hot pepper sauce made from piri-piri peppers brings big flavor to shrimp in mere minutes. Those Portuguese know what they’re doing.
For this specialty of Portugal, seared marinated pork and fresh clams meet in a spice-filled broth. Serve over fried potatoes cubes as the Portuguese do.
In this specialty of the Azores, the quail is marinated in paprika and beer for a sublime and intense flavor.
Rice pudding is a Portuguese staple. This lighter recipe, which doesn’t call for the traditional use of eggs, is flavored with lemon and dusted with cinnamon.
Fava beans, Portuguese style. We gotta say, it’s worth all the shelling to get at those beans. Swear.
A creamy custard flecked with flakes of sweet coconut. That’s what you can expect from pasteis de coco, a dessert classic from Portugal.
David Leite learns the best way to get his family’s Portuguese recipes, and discovers their history, by videotaping his mother while she cooks.
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