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family food around the clock

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Seasonal Vegetable Festival

Seasonal Vegetable Festival

When going to the market, look for the Best and Cheapest in Season fruits and Vegetables. Create your own Seasonal Vegetable Festival. Adapting and eating what is in season and local is certainly amazing for the budget. Fresh vegetables in season during the month of […]

Slow Cook tender Pork Ribs

Slow Cook tender Pork Ribs

Slow Cook tender Pork Ribs or Air Fryer Pork Ribs are for sure one of our favourite dishes. Either way, they are amazing and delicious to eat. Both use very different techniques but both are very tender and full of flavour. Slow Cook tender Pork […]

Portuguese Custard Tarts | Pasteis de Nata

Portuguese Custard Tarts | Pasteis de Nata

Today we are making Portuguese Custard Tarts. A recreation of our delicious tasty Portuguese Custard Tarts. They are very popular in the Portuguese cuisine know as “Pasteis de Nata” or as well as “Pasteis de Belem”. The difference between this recipe and the Popular Portuguese Custard Tart […]

Pureed Sweet Potato Butternut Squash Broccoli Soup

Pureed Sweet Potato Butternut Squash Broccoli Soup

Purred Sweet Potato with Butternut Squash and Broccoli is a delicious combination. To eat what’s growing during the season is always a great idea, plus there is abundance of it, so it’s economical as well. Fresh vegetables in season during the month of February Broccoli, […]

Quick Simple Linguica Thin Crust Pizza

Quick Simple Linguica Thin Crust Pizza

Quick Simple Linguica Thin Crust Pizza is what we would call a delicious Portuguese Style pepperoni pizza, but not. We use Linguica instead of the Pepperoni. I guess it’s all about habits, texture and flavour. Linguica Vs Pepperoni Many people have asked me what are […]

Pork Cutlets with Poached egg | Febras com ovo no Prato

Pork Cutlets with Poached egg | Febras com ovo no Prato

Pork Cutlets with Poached egg is a very known dish is Portugal. The meat and the onions are Fried in butter, as well for a sunny side-up egg. Very delicious combination. We serve this dish as is, expect, we aren’t fry friendly. As said, we […]

Pork Neck Steak | Costoletas de Porco

Pork Neck Steak | Costoletas de Porco

Pork Neck Steak is delicious because of the marbling fat through out the meat. It gives so much flavour and at the end that fat simply melts away. I am a fan of going to the local butcher shop on my street. First because of […]

Melted Ham and Cheese with Prosciutto | Delicious Tosta Mista

Melted Ham and Cheese with Prosciutto | Delicious Tosta Mista

Melted Ham and Cheese is very popular in Portugal. We call it, “Tosta Mista”. It is one of those best sellers in any Coffee Shop or Portuguese Bakery. Why are Melted Ham and Cheese so delicious and unique? It’s the combination of that hearty bread, […]

Phyllo Egg Tarts

Phyllo Egg Tarts

Today we share with you our Phyllo Egg Tart recipe. A recreation of our delicious tasty Portuguese Custard Tarts. They are very popular in the Portuguese cuisine know as “Pasteis de Nata”. Very interesting to know, Egg Tarts are also very popular in the Chinese cuisine. The difference […]

Braised Cubed Pork and Clams | Carne de Porco a Alentejana

Braised Cubed Pork and Clams | Carne de Porco a Alentejana

Braised Cubed Pork and Clams, is well know to be one of many Traditional and Popular dishes of Portuguese Cuisine. The clams are typical from Algarve. While the Pork is from Alentejo, both beautiful regions in South Portugal. We reinvented this dish by braising the […]