5 Portuguese Recipes to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness

5 Portuguese Recipes to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness

We know things are a bit rough right now but we also know that food brings people together.

5 Portuguese Recipes to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness

As we practice social distancing, let’s not distance ourselves from good food. It connects us back to society. Enjoy this piece of Porto in your home.

Pataniscas: a memorable & easy starter

pataniscas

Pataniscas: because, as everyone knows, it makes your day a little bit brighter. Pataniscas can be served as a starter or as a main course. It is absolutely mouthwatering either way. Enjoy this piece of Porto in your home. Find the recipe here.

Typical Portuguese Food Recipe - Arroz de cabidela

arroz de cabidela ou pica no chão

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There are a few restaurants in Porto that cook this dish to perfection and we went to a very special place to get the right recipe for you: Taberna de Santo António. Ms. Ermínia, the cook of this traditional tavern, was kind enough to share with us her recipe of Arroz de Cabidela, which she has been improving throughout the years with the suggestions of some loyal clients and her own amazing talent for cooking.
Ready to give it a try?

In the mood for fried octopus?

Recipe – Octopus Fillets and Octopus Rice

Today we are also sharing the secrets to one of the most typical dishes, Filetes de Polvo com arroz do mesmo. It is fried octopus tentacles served with octopus rice and we promise that you won’t regret the time spent cooking. So go buy yourself a good quality octopus and come back. We’ll be waiting for you here.

A sweet recipe – Pudim do Abade de Priscos

Braga - Pudim Abade de Priscos

No Portuguese meal is complete without a sweet treat to accompany the mandatory coffee at the end. Learn how to recreate the Pudim do Abade de Priscos recipe at your place.

Delicious homemade Queijadinha pastry

Queijadinha

Easy to make and even easier to eat, Queijadinha is a sweet tooth’s dream come true! Today we’ve decided to give you grandma’s recipe for the delicious homemade Queijadinha pastry.

Try these recipes out, take a photo, and share your experience with us on Instagram @portofoodtour with #FoodConnectsUs