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Top Ten Recipes

And the winner is… sweet or savory? Scroll down through the top ten recipes and find out which one is number 1! 10. Tomato Rice 9.  Pão de Deus – Sweet Bread 8. Eggless Carrot Cake with Apricot Cream Cheese Frosting 7. Mango Ice-cream Pie 6. Homemade “Snickers” Chocolate Cake 5. Leite Creme (Portuguese Milk […]

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Salted Cod Pie with Cream

Somehow codfish and cream are meant to be together. Milk is known to make the fish softer, so cream must be the ultimate combination. Of course, we’re not talking light here, but who cares when the result is the smoother and the most succulent codfish dish ever? This creation combines the deliciousness of the salted […]

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Leite Creme (Portuguese Milk Custard)

Crème Brûlée in France, Crema Catalana in Spain, Trinity Cream or Cambridge Burnt Cream in England and Leite Creme in Portugal. Historical dessert and traditional in so many European households and beyond, the origins date back to the seventeenth century. It is known that the dessert was first recorded in the Chef Francois Massaliot’s cookbook, […]

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Salted Cod with Cream (Bacalhau com Natas)

Salted Cod or bacalhau is probably the most traditional ingredient you can find in Portugal, especially during holiday seasons. Considered a delicacy, there are 1001 ways to cook this dried and salted codfish, and everybody knows the best quality kind comes from Norway. Naturally, Portugal is the world biggest importer of the country’s national dish, […]

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Stracciatella and Lemon Ice-cream

I love lemons. At our old house, we had a Meyer lemon tree and those were the best lemons I have ever tasted. They were big, round, juicy lemons and I used to pick one each morning from the back yard for my breakfast. They almost looked like yellow oranges, I wish we could have […]

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Creamy Veggie Rice with Sausages

This is a quickie meal that can be made in 15 minutes. If you thought I was going to start this Food page with an extremely elaborate gourmet meal, I’m sorry to disappoint you. But, you know, many times the simplest things turned out to be the tastiest ones. This was the case when I […]

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