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.

Portuguese Almond Torte

Portuguese Almond Torte | Bolo de Amêndoa

Dense, rich, and flourless, this gluten-free cake is a fave among the Portuguese, as well as anyone who’s ever tried it. It gets its unforgettable taste from a combination of almonds, lemon zest, cinnamon, and vanilla.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 41
Trash Can Kid

Trash Can Alley

David tells the charming story of how he used to play house with a neighbor girl when he was six years old.

Orange Olive Oil Cake Recipe

Orange Olive Oil Cake

This classic Portuguese dessert with its tender crumb and citrus smack tastes as stunning as it looks. Swear.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 316
Papa Leite

The Garden of Him

David explains why, after 40 years, he’s finally decided to follow in his father’s muddy footsteps.

Lace Maker

Embroidery Maker in Madeira

David tells the story of these charming Portuguese artisans who design and replicate beautiful patterns in a nearly lost art.

Port-Paprika Chicken Bites Recipe

Port-Paprika Chicken Bites

This tipsy tapa of Portuguese descent is intended as just a single bite, though we found it impossible to stop at just one.

  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 16
Grilled Doves Portuguese Style

Grilled Doves, Portuguese Style

Relax. We’re not suggesting you grill song birds. This recipe calls for a different type of dove. You’ll change your tune when you taste it. Trust us.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 10
Portuguese Saleswoman

What I Miss About Portugal

There’s a lot to miss in Portugal. For David it’s this market woman, a beloved figure in the Alfama district, who knew one of his secrets.