Cloisters in Ponta Delgada

Feeding the Feast

Portugal’s Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres is one of the largest religious feasts in the world and serves some of the country’s tastiest street food.

Portuguese Homestyle Cooking Cookbook

Portuguese Chickpea Salad with Salt Cod

A no-fuss meal, this Portuguese salad–full of meaty chickpeas and flakes of salt cod–is tossed in a cider vinegar dressing and topped with chopped egg.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2
Portuguese Homestyle Cooking Cookbook

Portuguese Fennel Soup

Fennel soup, or sopa de funcho in Portuguese, is a staple in Madeira and the Azores Islands. This recipe is full of fennel, pork, sausage, cabbage, and beans.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 6
A square bowl of deep-fried pastel com diabo dentro--or pastry with the devil inside--on a yellow-checked tablecloth

Pastel com Diabo Dentro

Tuna is marinated in peppers, garlic, and vinegar, sauteed with onions, and then tucked into pastry and fried. Oh yeah.

  • (1)
  • 2 H
  • 3 H
  • 1
Bowl of Portuguese fisherman's stew, which includes, clams, mussels, cod, tomatoes, and herbs--a slice of bread

Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew

All the iconic ingredients of Portugal—shellfish, cod, sausage, onion, garlic, and tomatoes—collide in this delicious stew.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 2
Portuguese Piri-Piri Hot Sauce

Portuguese Piri-Piri Hot Sauce

Hot bird’s-eye chiles are the heart and heat of this piri-piri sauce, which is used on chicken, shrimp, pork—just about any dish in Portugal.

  • (2)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 61