A copper pot of bacalhau a Bras--or Portuguese scrambled eggs, salt cod, potatoes, onions, olives, and parsley

Bacalhau à Brás

A classic recipe in Portugal, this dish features softly scrambled eggs filled with fried potatoes and shards of salt cod. On top: olives and parsley.

  • (7)
  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 41
Curried Steamed Mussels

Curried Steamed Mussels

Steamed mussels go from standard to superlative when doused in a delicate curry-white wine broth spiked with shallots, garlic, lime, and cream.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 5
Portuguese Deep-Fried Green Beans

Portuguese Deep-Fried Green Beans

In Portugal, deep-frying beans is a long-standing tradition. Serve these peixinhos da horta as a starter, snack, or, as the Portuguese do, a side dish.

  • (3)
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 7
Welsh Cakes

Welsh Cakes

The size of English muffins, these Welsh cakes are dense, slightly sweet, and packed with golden raisins. They’re perfect for breakfast or served with tea.

  • (3)
  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 10
Chocolate-Coconut Crepes

Chocolate-Coconut Crepes

Lacy crepes, French pancakes, are filled with a creamy bittersweet chocolate sauce and topped with toasted coconut curls and softly mounded whipped cream.

  • (1)
  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 1
A bowl of trinchado, or chunks of spicy South African braised beef, served with french fries and Portuguese rolls--papos secos

Trinchado ~ Spicy South African Beef

If you’ve been to South Africa, chances are you’ve been craving this dish. Rest assured, it is possible to recapture the loveliness you experienced abroad back home in your own kitchen.

  • (8)
  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 17
A white bowl and silver spoon filled with tuscan beans, red pepper, and celery.

Tuscan Beans

If you’re looking for a lively dish, this is not it. Rather, it contains hints of Tuscany here and there in a subdued fashion.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 2