About Ana Patuleia Ortins

Ana Patuleia Ortins

Ana Patuleia Ortins is the author of Portuguese Homestyle Cooking, a collection of recipes from Ana’s upbringing as a first-generation descendent of Portuguese immigrants. She’s also the founder of PortugueseCooking.com. @portuguesecooking

Four links of homemade Portuguese chouriço hanging

Homemade Portuguese Chouriço

If you’ve got some time, patience, and access to a smoker, homemade smoked Portuguese sausage is within your reach. Go on. Impress your friends.

Two white bowls of Portuguese fennel soup with spoons resting inside and crusty bread on the side.

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.