Northern Portugal Cooking

The Cuisine of Portugal

North Cuisine, land of the famous and the taste of caldo verde, is one of the most typical in Portugal. After all, it was here where Portugal was born. The rich, varied and typical dishes and specialties of the North are always savored accompanied by non. less famous local wines. From Entre-Douro and Minho to Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro there are many dishes and specialties to try.

Among the most popular specialties and dishes are the famous "Caldo Verde", the "tripes à moda do Porto" and the "posta à Mirandesa" or the oven goat (image below) to name just a few of the most popular dishes.

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From the popular fried sardines to the most exquisite dishes, including the indispensable Codfish from Porto popularly known as the faithful friend, (in different fashions, which reach 300 seconds estimates...), you eat very well around here. Not to mention that, for snacking, the francesinha (image below) is a Unbeatable request for a fast food.
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
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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.

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