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Pão de Deus – Sweet Bread

Pão de Deus can be translated into “God’s Bread”. It is a brioche-kind of soft roll with a coconut topping just lightly sweetened and toasted in the oven. Sublime and heavenly are good words to describe it. Part of the Portuguese rich cuisine, any bakery in the country offer this delicacy from North to South. […]

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Whole Wheat Pita Bread

Fresh bread. Homemade. Warm. Just out of the oven. One of the oldest foods and also one of the most simple and adaptable. In many languages is even used as synecdoche for food. Flavor, scent, presentation and texture are prized denotations of quality and freshness. The perfect crust and crumb. All these words describe the […]

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Olive Bread Rolls

Olives are a great source of vitamin E, protects from heart disease, support the gastrointestinal health and has beneficial anti-inflammatory effects. No wonder it’s one of the oldest food known since its origins thought to be in Crete. Brought to America by Portuguese and Spanish explorers during the 15th and 16th century, this fruit needs […]

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Basil and Garlic Knots

Hello Summer! Nice to see you again. Unfortunately, I have to tell you that I’m missing Spring already. I love the fine breeze and especially the warm weather and Spring usually gives me that. But you, Summer, arriving full of heat, are a little too much uncomfortable to stay outside longer than two minutes. Suddenly, […]

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Whole Grain Artisan Chapata Bread

When I was still living with my parents, fresh bread was served with the every meal. You could eat it or not but you knew it will be there. I guess it’s common in any Portuguese table and all over Europe and other parts of the world. What about bakeries? I believe Portugal has a […]

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