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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 2 H
  • 3 H
  • 1
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.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Pecan Shortbread

Pecan Shortbread

Elegant, nutty shortbread, crowned with pecan halves, is baked the traditional Scottish way, in a round pan, then cut into wedges. Perfect for a tea party.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 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
Pot Stickers

Pot Stickers

These Chinese dumplings filled with pork, ginger, scallions, dried fruit, and chile paste are a great starter. They’re a fun dish to make with a crowd, too.

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  • 2 H
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 0
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
  • 73
Indian Milk Fritters

Indian Milk Fritters | Gulab Jamun

Have yourself a merry little Diwali or, as we like to think of it, a festival of ridiculous amounts of fried dough marvelousness.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
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