Batata Doce Frita (Fried Sweet Potato)

Ingredients: – 550 gr of sweet potato – vegetable oil – salt to taste 1- Peel, cut the potatoes into slices or sticks and wash them. 2- Fry them on very hot vegetable oil, as much as necessary to cover the potatoes. 3- In the end sprinkle with refined salt and serve. You can eat it as appetizer…

Cachupa (Cachupa)

Ingredients: – 500 gr of chopped carrots – 1 kg of chopped yam – 1 kg of chopped green banana – 1 kg of chopped cassava – 500 gr of chopped savoy cabbage – 200 gr of chopped mature tomato – 200 gr of chopped smoked sausage – 600 gr of chopped smoked pork leg –…

Cabrito com Inhame (Lamb with Yam)

Ingredients: – 500 gr of yam – 2 middle size tomatoes – 600 gr of lamb – 1 big onion – 3 cloves – 2 garlic cloves – 2 dl of white wine – 1 bay leaf – chili to taste – salt to taste – 1 dl of olive oil 1- Peel the yams and…

Lagosta com Amendoim (Lobster w/ Peanut)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of lobster – 1 dl of olive oil – 300 gr of peanut – 1 mature tomato – 2 onions – 2 garlic cloves – 5 dl of water – chili to taste – salt to taste 1- Cut the lobster into slices and spice with salt and chili. 2- In a pan,…

Caldo de Camarão (Shrimps Soup)

Ingredients: – 2 kg of shrimps – 1 kg of mature tomatoes – 1 onion – 2 garlic cloves – 1 kg of cassava – 0,5 kg of banana – 1 kg of potatoes – 0,5 dl of olive oil – 3 coffee spoons of chili – salt to taste 1- Cook the shrimps in water…

Cocada (Sweet Coconut Candy)

Ingredients: – 300 gr of grated coconut – 250 gr of sugar – 10 eggs – grated peel of one lemon – 125 gr of melted butter – juice from ½ lemon 1- Whisk very well the sugar with the melted butter, the eggs, the grated lemon peel and the lemon juice. 2- Add the grated coconut and…

Cachupa de Peixe (Fish Cachupa)

Ingredients:  – 750 gr of tuna  – 750 gr of red emperor  – 1,5 dl of scarlet runner  – 0,5 L of corn  – 2,5 dl of red beans  – 3 garlic cloves  – 2 big onions  – 1 bay leaf  – 4 cabbage leafs  – salt to taste  – chili to taste  – 100…

Pudim de Queijo (Cheese Pudding)

Ingredients: – 80 gr of buttery cheese – 550 gr of sugar – 2 dl of water – 30 gr of margarine – 15 gr of flour without baking powder – 15 gr of cornstarch – 6 eggs – liquid toffee 1- Cook the sugar and water in a pan until gets thick. Don’t forget to…

Bolo de Farinha de Milho (Cake of Corn Flour)

Ingredients: – 1 soup spoon of butter – 2 soup spoons of sugar – 2 eggs – 1 tea spoon of milk – ½ cup of corn flour – 1,25 cups of wheat flour – 3 tea spoons of baking powder 1- Mix the flours with the baking powder and a pinch of salt and sift it….

Cachupa Rica (Rich Cachupa)

Ingredients:  – pieces of chicken  – pieces of cow meat  – 1 pig’s foot  – 1 pork blood sausage  – 1 farinheira (pork sausage made of flour and spices)  – pieces of salted pork fat  – a bit of lard  – 2 onions  – 3 garlic cloves  – 1 bay leaf  – 1 L of…

Moreia de Cebolada (Moray Eel w/ Tomatoes and Onions)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of moray eel – 3 mature tomatoes – 2 onions – olive oil – 1 bay leaf – chili – salt 1- Wash and prepare the moray eel, cut into slices and add salt. 2- Cut the onions into slices and chop the tomatoes without skin and seeds. 3- Fry the sliced onions, the…