Focus of the week
Portuguese Style Rabbit Stew
Welcome to PortuGourmet’s “Week of Basics,” where we’ll embark on a culinary journey to discover the delights of Portuguese cuisine. This week, we aim to set a strong foundation for understanding and appreciating the richness of Portugal’s food culture. Our posts will cover everything from the most cherished traditional recipes to the essential ingredients that form the backbone of Portuguese cuisine. We’ll explore the origins and uses of Piri-Piri sauce, the secrets behind creating the perfect Bacalhau dish, and the art of savoring the legendary Pastéis de Nata. Furthermore, we’ll learn about the unique flavors and textures of Portuguese gourmet products, such as distinctive wines, rich olive oils, and flavorful canned fish. As we dive into the heart of Portuguese cuisine, you’ll find handy tips, fun facts, and enlightening stories about Portugal’s gastronomic heritage.
Port Wine Braised Beef is a testament to the versatility and depth of Portuguese cuisine. It’s a dish that’s perfect for special occasions, yet simple enough to prepare for a weekend dinner. The star of the dish, Port wine, lends a unique sweetness and depth of flavor to the beef, creating a meal that’s truly… Read more
Welcome back, culinary explorers! Today, we’re diving deeper into the heart of Portuguese cuisine with a dish that beautifully showcases the diversity of our culinary heritage – Cozido à Portuguesa. This traditional Portuguese boiled dinner is a symphony of flavors, bringing together a variety of meats, sausages, and vegetables in one hearty and comforting dish.… Read more
Cozido à Portuguesa is more than just a meal; it’s a celebration of Portuguese cuisine’s rich diversity and robust flavors. This dish brings together a variety of meats, sausages, and vegetables, all cooked slowly to perfection, creating a symphony of tastes that’s sure to delight your palate. Read more
There’s something incredibly satisfying about a simple snack done right. And when it comes to simple, flavorful snacks, few things can beat Portuguese Sardines on Toast. This humble dish, with its rich, savory sardines and crunchy toast, is a testament to the magic of Portuguese cuisine – a cuisine that knows how to make the… Read more
Portuguese Sardines on Toast is a dish that embodies the essence of Portuguese cuisine – it’s straightforward, it’s delicious, and it’s made with ingredients that speak for themselves. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack, a light lunch, or an appetizer to kick off a meal, this dish is sure to hit the spot. Read more
f you’ve tried our Pasteis de Nata recipe and are looking for another Portuguese dessert to sweeten your week, look no further than Arroz Doce, or Portuguese sweet rice. This creamy, comforting dessert is a staple in Portuguese households and is sure to become a favorite in yours as well. Read more
At PortuGourmet, we’re passionate about sharing the rich and diverse flavors of Portuguese cuisine with the world. Founded by a team of food enthusiasts, our mission is to inspire and guide you on a culinary journey through Portugal, right from your own kitchen. We believe in the power of food to connect people and cultures, and we’re dedicated to bringing you authentic, easy-to-follow recipes, insightful articles, and expert tips. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner, we’re here to help you explore and enjoy the best of Portuguese food. From traditional dishes like Cozido à Portuguesa and Bacalhau à Brás to gourmet products like fine wines and olive oils, we cover it all. Join us at PortuGourmet, and let’s savor the taste of Portugal together.