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.

  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Row of five pears in front of a black background

Pear Chutney

Sugar—well, molasses—and spice and everything nice. That’s what pear chutney is made of.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Almond and Walnut Macaroons

Almond and Walnut Macaroons

Gluten free. Dairy free. Peanut free. Fuss free. And damn fine at eliciting oohs and aahs from even the most discerning cookie craving.

  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Figs Stuffed with Foie Gras Mousse

Figs Stuffed with Foie Gras Mousse

Fresh figs are stuffed with a foie gras mousse flavored with figs, thyme, nutmeg, black or white truffles, and a touch of Cognac. Black-tie all the way.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6 H, 30 M
  • 0
Caldo Verde

Caldo Verde | Portuguese Kale Soup

Considered Portugal’s national dish, caldo verde, or green soup, is a homey dish of potatoes, kale sliced whisker thin, and smoky pork sausage.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 69
Bowl of Portuguese fisherman's stew, which includes, clams, mussels, cod, tomatoes, and herbs--a slice of bread

Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew

Legal Sea Foods brings together all the ingredients of Portugal — onion, garlic, shellfish, cod, sausage, and tomatoes — in this delicious mariner stew.

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  • 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.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 61
Portuguese Tomato Jam

Portuguese Tomato Jelly

Juice from impossible ripe summer tomatoes are turned into this favorite jelly of the Portuguese. Use it as you would any jelly: on toast, biscuits, and such.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Douglas Rodriguez's Latin Flavors on the Grill

Barbecue Spice Rub

Keep this on hand for those desperate dinner dilemmas in which it seems you’ve got nothing on hand…and remember you’ve got this.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Golden Caramels

Golden Caramels

Golden caramels—literally, that’s what these are in taste, color, and decoration.

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  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 3
French Vanilla Ice Cream

French Vanilla Ice Cream

For vanilla ice cream purists, nothing competes with a recipe that relies on just the essentials: milk, sugar, vanilla bean, eggs, and cream.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

A late-summer classic, this corn chowder is replete with corn, potatoes, onion, and bacon. Mmm mmm good.

  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2