Main dishes

Squid and Conger Fish Stew/Caldeirada de Lulas e Safio

Squid and Conger Fish Stew/Caldeirada de Lulas e Safio

  I love Caldeirada…Fish Stew! And I love squid…so this dish is definitely one of my favourites.

Christmas Dinner & the Top 3 Recipes of 2017

Christmas Dinner & the Top 3 Recipes of 2017

Christmas Eve is almost here and for most Portuguese households that means cod for Christmas Eve dinner, Seafood at midnight and many many desserts!

Clams in Garlic Sauce

Clams in Garlic Sauce

Last September I took a trip to Portugal to spend time with my family and friends. I was treated to many homemade meals consisting of fish and seafood. My cousin’s Clams in Garlic Sauce are so delicious that I had to get his recipe in […]

For the Love of Portuguese Food, Interview

For the Love of Portuguese Food, Interview

Traditional Portuguese Cuisine Author of cookbook, For the Love of Portuguese Food, Milena Rodrigues grew up in a Portuguese household where eating hearty, homemade meals prepared lovingly by her mother was a daily event.  In her collection of traditional recipes, Milena shares simple dishes for anyone […]

My Seafood Obsession

My Seafood Obsession

I was totally spoiled on my recent trip to Portugal. From delicious restaurant dishes to homecooked meals  made by loving family members. My food experience this year was extraordinary. Here are some of my favourites…by the way…I gained 10 pounds in 3 weeks. Crab, snails […]

Smoked Bacon and Broccoli Quiche (toucinho)

Smoked Bacon and Broccoli Quiche (toucinho)

When I am looking for a quick meal I love to make quiche. By having a few simple ingredients on hand, such as eggs, cheese and frozen pie shells, one can quickly whip up a quiche. I add a variety of other ingredients to give […]