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All About Portugal | January 21, 2021

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Portugal is the paradise for all sweeter tooth of this world. The richness of our desserts takes us back to the times of the Discoveries when new ingredients were brought to Portugal and to times when monks and nuns devoted themselves to the development of new recipes. Most of these are still prepared nowadays and All about Portugal teaches you how to do them.

Tronco de Natal recipe

December 7, 2012 | | One Comment

Tronco de Natal recipe is always used at Christmas time. It is one of the seasons’ delicacies everybody loves and it has a reserved place at Christmas Eve.

Tronco de Natal recipe origin is linked to the need of perpetuating … Read More

Bananas with Madeira wine recipe

October 29, 2012 |

Bananas with Madeira wine recipe is a delicious dessert that gathers two worldwide famed Madeira ingredients, namely bananas and Madeira wine

Bananas with Madeira wine recipe brings the irresistible flavors of Madeira island to your table as it combines two … Read More

Portuguese Easter sweet cake (Folar de Páscoa) legend and recipe

March 27, 2012 | | One Comment

Portuguese Easter sweet cake is always present at our homes during Easter. It tastes even better when served with Serra da Estrela cheese.

Once upon a time there was a young girl, Mariana, who had only one purpose: to marry … Read More

Pears in Madeira wine recipe

February 20, 2012 | | One Comment

Pears in Madeira wine recipe enhances the unique taste of this fortified beverage coming from Madeira archipelago. It is also the perfect ending for your meal.

Pears in Madeira wine recipe combines the sweetness of the pears with the delicious … Read More

Aletria recipe (sweet Angel hair pasta)

February 14, 2012 | | 2 Comments

Prepared with angel hair pasta, Aletria (Sweet Angel Hair Pasta) is a traditional dessert and a must have at all Portuguese houses for the Holidays, specially on North Portugal.

The word “Aletria” comes from the Arab “al-irtiâ” or “itriya”, which … Read More

Strawberries with Port wine Recipe

February 4, 2012 |

Strawberries with Port wine Recipe is a wonderful dessert that offers the delicacy of the strawberries along with the elegance of Port wine. Your guests will love it.

On what concerns recipes with Port wine I have already offered you … Read More

Sonhos (Christmas Dreams)

December 11, 2011 |

Sonhos (Christmas dreams) are one of the most popular Christmas desserts in Portugal and it is always present at our tables on Christmas Eve.

Sonhos (Christmas dreams) are one of my favourite Christmas delicacies served in Portugal. They are simply … Read More

Bolo Rei recipe

December 5, 2011 | | One Comment

Bolo rei, an amazing fruit cake, is the the king of the Portuguese Christmas desserts. It is said that without Bolo-rei there is no Christmas 5.0 from 1 reviews Bolo rei   Print Prep time 60 mins Cook time 30 … Read More

Sintra’s Travesseiros recipe

November 14, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Sintra’s Travesseiros recipe will allow you to enjoy the famed pastry of at home if you don’t have the chance to spend one day in Sintra.

Sintra’s Travesseiros recipe   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 35 mins … Read More