portuguese

If you love comida Portuguesa, then these Portuguese recipes–from petiscos and main courses to side dishes and desserts will delight. And there are recipes from the mainland as well as from the Azores.

A serving of Portuguese sawdust pudding layered in a martini glass.

Serradura ~ Portuguese Sawdust Pudding

Perhaps the easiest dessert ever, this simple yet stunning Portuguese staple is made with just three ingredients. Cookies. Cream. And sweetened condensed milk.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 D
  • 2
A cataplana with slices of spicy chouriço sausage and sweet clams in a tomato-onion broth

Portuguese Clams and Sausage

Clams, spicy sausage, onions, tomatoes, garlic, and aromatics meld in the Portuguese equivalent of a wok (or whatever pot you happen to have handy).

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 26
A log of chocolate salami with two slices cut from the end on a white rectangular platter.

Salame de Chocolate | Chocolate Salami

An easy, no-bake, Portuguese classic made with crushed cookies, confectioners’ sugar, cocoa powder, and whatever nuts or dried fruit you happen to have around. And (hiccup) Port.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Papa Leite

The Garden of Him

David ‘s dad, Papa Leite, died this weekend. To honor him, we’re rerunning this essay in which David explains why, after 40 years, he’s finally decided to follow in his father’s muddy footsteps.

A white bowl with carne assada--braised beef with carrots, potatoes, and Portuguese sausage, chouriço

Portuguese Carne Assada

A traditional Azorean dish that boasts meltingly tender oven-braised beef, potatoes, chouriço, and onions. It’s a rustic, homey, Sunday supper sorta dish from David’s VERY Portuguese mom.

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 6 H, 30 M
  • 10