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.
Pastéis de Nata, a beloved pastry in Portugal, is a traditional egg tart with a rich, yellow custard filling encased in a flaky pastry dough. The top of the custard is caramelized, creating dark brown or black spots that offer a unique texture. Read more
Today, we’re journeying to the heart of Portuguese cuisine with the iconic Pastéis de Nata, or Portuguese custard tarts. Warm, creamy, and encased in a crispy puff pastry shell, these tarts are the perfect start to any day. 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.