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.

6 hrs 30 mins

Portuguese Turkey with Two Stuffings

Our very own David Leite shares the recipes behind the drama-drenched Thanksgiving stuffings he grew up with at his family's Portuguese table.

3 hrs

Portuguese Fish Chowder

An intoxicatingly aromatic Portuguese classic that's a tomato-based combo of stew and soup and chowder made of fish, potatoes, and chorizo.

2 hrs 15 mins

Portuguese Salt Cod and Chickpea Salad

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.

2 hrs 30 mins

Portuguese Rice Pudding ~ Arroz Doce

Traditional Portuguese rice pudding is cooked risotto-style with a lilt of citrus and the warmness of cinnamon. Easy as can be. With all the creamy richness you've come to expect from rice pudding.

1 hr

Peixinhos da Horta ~ Tempura Green Beans

Portuguese peixinhos da horta. Tempura green beans. Whatever you call them, they're disturbingly easy to toss back one after the other while standing at the stove. And that's not a bad thing in our book.

40 mins

Portuguese Sausage Frittata

Guess which recipe David begged to have for a late Sunday night supper after the Ed Sullivan show? (Hint: This one.)

40 mins

Amped-Up Portuguese Red Pepper Paste

Each Portuguese family has its own rendition of this classic, a pantry staple known as massa de pimentão. Here's how David has amped it up several notches and in the process created something new.

10 mins

Chouriço and Potato Balls

Portuguese tater tots. That's how we think of this mashup of potatoes, chouriço, and onion that's deep-fried until crisp and golden on the outside and impossibly airy yet rich on the inside.

1 hr 30 mins

Figs in Port

Simple. Seasonal. Sophisticated. Sassy. Sublime. All qualities we swoon to in a dessert. All found right here.

15 mins

Grilled Shrimp with Piri-Piri Sauce

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.

3 hrs

Portuguese Duck Risotto

A dreamy, creamy riff on the classic arroz de pato, this dish call in flavor favors from duck, cured ham, spicy sausage, and tangy oranges.

2 hrs 45 mins

Milk Mayonnaise

Maionese de leite in Portuguese, milk mayonnaise--you heard us--is a creamy, eggless emulsion held together by oil, milk (natch), and a lotta love.

5 mins

Portuguese Sweet Lemon-Black Olive Cookies

We think these conversation-starting cookies defy the laws of physics. When you experience what big flavors they flaunt for something so thin, we think you, too, will be convinced.

50 mins