The Cooking of Portugal
Alentejo cuisine is one of the richest and most varied in Portuguese cuisine. Certainly because the Alentejo is the largest of
regions of Portugal. Alentejo cuisine, based on the tripod bread, pork and olive oil, is characterized by its wealth of ingredients
and, above all, spices. For excellence, the Alentejo kitchen is a cuisine of aromas.
Among the herbs and spices most used in Alentejo cuisine are coriander, parsley, rosemary, oregano, pennyroyal
and the mint. Which is why it is known throughout the country as one of the tastiest.
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It all starts with soup
From the popular Açorda Alentejo
to the most exquisite dishes, passing through the indispensable
, you eat very well around here. Traditional Alentejo cuisine is based on bread, olive oil,
and in pork (lard, offal, meat) and seasoning (garlic, onion, vinegar, smells).
Connoisseurs and gourmets repeat in specialized magazines what we know when tasting these delicious
plates. A cooked
accompanied by a red wine from Alentejo
is always a must.
Wine and Cheese
These are chapters that should be seen separately... Alentejo cheeses, made with sheep's milk, are famous for their
flavor. Such as cheeses from Évora, Serpa, Nisa, Borba, to name the most appreciated.
Want to know more about wines? Follow the links below: Alentejo Wines
and < strong>Cheese of Portugal.
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.
Vacations 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.
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.
In this guide to The Cuisine of Portugal we will review the
Specialties of delicious Portuguese cuisine.
Typical dishes: Açorda Alentejana
This typical soup of traditional Alentejo cuisine is the most iconic specialty of this tasty cuisine. Herbs give relief
aromatic. Its recipe varies a lot and is served both at the table of wealthy families and simpler ones. Açorda, migas, soups,
gazpacho and lamb stew, to name a few typical Alentejo foods.