Illustration of a woman in a red apron holding a pot of stew

Devil with a Red Apron on

David recounts the troubles, frustration, and utter exasperation of learning family recipes from his mother, a true demon in the kitchen.

Portuguese tea flan with a caramel top and a puddle of caramel on a white plate with blue design

Portuguese Tea Flan

Creamy custard is infused with tea for an unusual take on the classic Portuguese flan. The classic caramel topping gives the dessert its depth and sweetness.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 9
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
  • 46
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.

Papa Leite

The Garden of Him

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

Port-Paprika Chicken Bites

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.

  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 12