Portuguese Cooking

The Cooking of Portugal

Cod, sardines, olive oil, wine, cheese and other delicacies from Portuguese traditional cooking and gastronomy. This is our entry into this important question.


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Portuguese cuisine is based on five icons, namely: fish, cataplana, port, pastries and snacks ( pastéis de nata , or Belém) and the expertise of its chefs. Of great importance for Portuguese cuisine and gastronomy, however, some iconic products complement the diversity and variety of this tasty cuisine.




A cuisine of the sea

Essential influence of the sea, with its varied products. Various cultural influences. Everything contributes to enrich the experience and gastronomic practice in Portugal. From popular "snacks" to gourmet cuisine. See also: 7 wonders of Portuguese gastronomy.


Vacation and Cuisine

Fish Cod, sea bass, grouper, monkfish, sardines and shellfish. According to the opinion of many experts, fish caught off the coast of Portugal's vast coastlines are among the best in the world.


Other products

Several other traditional products complete the list of ingredients of Portuguese cuisine: chestnuts, sausages (sausages), olive oil, wines, cheeses, local fruits and aromatic herbs, as well as many other elements that enter into the preparation of the delicacies of Portuguese cuisine. and gastronomy.


Main specialties

In this guide to The Cuisine of Portugal we will review the The Main Specialties of delicious Portuguese cuisine.

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