About Edite Vieira

Edite Vieira

Edite Vieira is the author of several books, including The Taste of Portugal and several works of poetry. Edite was born in Portugal but moved to London in 1964, where she worked as a radio broadcaster and television announcer for the BBC.

A white plate of bacalhau consoada or Portuguese Christmas Eve cod, with salt cod, small potatoes, and blanched kale

Bacalhau da Consoada| Christmas Eve Cod

A traditional recipe on Christmas Eve in Portugal, this dish of salt cod, potatoes, and cabbage is drizzled with a garlic oil and topped with hard-boiled eggs.

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A white bowl of Portuguese golden soup, or sopa dourada, filled with slices of sponge cake and a custard sauce

Sopa Dourada | Portuguese Golden Soup

Slices of sponge cake are dipped in a sugar syrup, drizzled with a custard sauce, and sprinkled with cinnamon in this Portuguese Christmas tradition.

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Sonhos

Sonhos | Portuguese Doughnuts

Sonhos–Portuguese for “dreams”–is the apt name for Portugal’s dreamy doughnuts that are as easy to make as they are to eat.

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