Lisbon Cooking

The Cooking of Portugal

The cuisine of Lisbon and Extremadura is also one of the richest and most varied in Portuguese cuisine. The typical specialty from Lisbon, par excellence, is the barbecued sardines.

Fish form the basis of Lisbon cuisine. Stews or grilled are some of the best dishes. from the traditional traditional sardine stew on bread, a national institution. no doubt. But in Lisbon, they have a special taste, especially if it is on a terrace overlooking the Tagus River. Cataplana, sarrabulho, roast kid or a delicious recipe from the faithful friend, cod, also in Lisbon, will please the most different palates.

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From the popular fried sardines you can also enjoy the most exquisite dishes, as the capital of Portugal is a A cosmopolitan city that, in addition to enjoying all the cuisines in the country, lovers of cuisine and gastronomy delight in specialties from all over the world.
Lisbon Snacks You can taste everything in Lisbon. From amêijoas à Bulhão Pato to traditional Portuguese stew, stew or the typical codfish à Brás. However, appetizers are the strengths (and varied) of Lisbon cuisine.

Wine and Cheese
These are chapters that should be seen separately... To know more? Follow the links below: Lisbon Wines and < strong>Queijos de 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.

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.

Typical dishes: Cataplana and others

Portuguese kitchen utensil, with round with two concave parts that close, typical of the Algarve, the cataplana is used to cook food, especially fish and seafood. By extension, the typical dishes in it are also called cataplana cooked, such as the Cataplana Algarvia (fish soup, clams, shrimp,...) and the seafood cataplana.

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