Portugal Food & Restaurants

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  • Portugal Food & Restaurants

Portuguese cuisine is diverse. Typical Portuguese meat recipes usually is made out of beef, pork, lamb, or chicken, including cozido à portuguesa, feijoada, frango de churrasco, leitão (roast suckling pig) and carne de porco à alentejana. Seafood is another delicious dishes in Portugal, including lobster (lagosta), lavagante, mussel (mexilhão), oysters (ostras), clam (amêijoas), goose barnacle (perceves). These can be boiled, fried, grilled or served in a variety of sauces. Soup is the essential first course of any Portuguese meal. The most popular is the Minho speciality, caldo verde, made from kale, potatoes and spiced, smoked sausage. Francesinha (Frenchie) from Porto, and bifanas (grilled pork) or prego (grilled beef) sandwiches are typical fast food dishes of Portugal and well known around the country. Portugal is also famous for its wide variety of amazing pastries, or pastéis.