Plain white rice can get boring as hell, luckily Portugal has you covered. So many flavoured rice sides are offered and of them all( tomato, bean, bacon etc) I think carrot rice is my absolute favourite.
It has been raining in Portugal now for what feels like forever. . .
Soup is there much better when winter and the cold decides to extend itself into March?
A healthy meal I have been whipping up regularly thanks to my glorious local greengrocer and Portugal's ability to grow most anything!
Since beginning a Journey to eat better, I have also decided to really educate myself about food ...
I have Long been of the opinion that in order to eat well in Portugal and to properly understand Portuguese Cuisine you need to know how to use 10 ingredients and use them well:- Cod Chickpeas and/or Black Eyed Peas Onions Garlic Olive oil (a good low acid variety) Bell Pepper Potatoes Pork( and how… Continue reading Quick and Hearty Salad
Growing up, my dad would often make me porridge for my breakfast, I would top it with Grapes and Strawberries and it was a little bowl of heaven. Now I am all grown (Relatively), I like to shake the porridge up every now and then, I have incidentally also seen lots of "overnight chocolate oats"… Continue reading Raw Cocoa Oats, English Breakfast with A Twist.
In Portugal buying local almost always pays off in terms of vegetables. I can buy a weeks worth of meals for two for around 30€, a pretty good deal if you ask me. My husband was tasked with picking up some herbs for me whilst I continued to cook ( ever been completely convinced you… Continue reading Parsley Parsley and more Parsley
Sometimes, I feel like it is easy for me to get caught up in the "Portuguese" of "The English Portuguese" , I live in Portugal, buy products in Portugal, speak a mix of English and Portuguese daily, watch TV,go for a coffee, search google, all in the local language, Portugal has a rich cultural history… Continue reading The English in…
As you are probably all aware PORTUGAL Won the European Championship ( For the First time ever Might I add) So what better time to launch this project, That celebrates all things Portuguese, at such a time of joy, celebration and all the wonderful things that make Portugal, the place I now proudly call my… Continue reading Champions Food for Celebration