Minho Cooking

The Cooking of Portugal

The Minho Cooking - like all North Cuisine - is one of the most varied and richest cuisines in Portuguese cuisine. A cuisine mainly based on fish and seafood, pork and other meats, such as the traditional ox barrosão, and hunting. Being recognized for its strong and typical flavors, usually accompanied by potatoes and cabbage, among others.

Among the most popular specialties and dishes are the famous "Caldo Verde", the "Rancho à Moda do Minho" (image below the page) and the "Arroz de Lampreia", to name just a trio of the most popular. See more specialties below.

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Main specialties
In addition to the popular Caldo Verde, the most popular dishes of Minho cuisine are Caldo dos Pobres, Cod-Lobster, Angulas com Toucinho, Bola de Carne, Arroz de Bacalhau, Rojões à Moda do Minho, Cozido à Portuguesa, among other specialities.

Connoisseurs and gourmets repeat in specialized magazines what we know when tasting these delicious plates. A stew accompanied by green wine is always necessary.

Wine and Cheese
These are chapters that should be seen separately... To know more? Follow the links to learn more about the: Green Wines of Minho and 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 Cooking

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: Rojões à Moda do Minho

The dish Rojões à Moda do Minho is one of the most popular dishes in Minho cuisine. It is a delicacy made with pieces regular pork meat to white green wine, garlic, bay leaf, pepper and other seasonings. The rojões are served with small pieces of potatoes.

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