Arroz de Cabidela (Giblets Rice)

Ingredients (2 pax): – 1 chicken – 0,5 dl / 1.7 fl. oz. of olive oil  -3 tbsp of vinegar – 1 big onion – 2 garlic cloves – 100 gr / 3.5 oz. of bacon – 1 laurel leaf – 1 red hot chilli – 1 bowl of rice – salt 1- Keep the chicken’s…

Entrecosto assado com mel (Roasted Ribs with honey)

Ingredients: – Pork ribs (500g to 1kg) – 6 tbsp of olive oil – 4 garlic cloves – 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar – 2 tbsp soy sauce (black) – 3 tbsp sweet liquor (we use nut liqueur) – 4 tbsp of honey – hot chili sauce (as much as you want) – salt, pepper and…

Pato com Laranja (Duck with Orange)

Ingredients:  -1 duck – 1 cup of sugar  – 2 glasses of water  – 2 garlic cloves  – 1 onion  – aromatic herbs  – 3 oranges  – 2 tbsp of butter  – pepper  – salt  – 2 cups of orange juice  – 1 cup of white wine    1- In a bowl put the chopped onions,…

Miminhos de porco (Pork medallions)

Ingredients: – tenderloin pork meat – 4 garlic cloves – olive oil – 4 bacon stripes – coconut milk – white wine – pepper – salt 1- Cut the meat in big cubes and season with garlic, salt and pepper and leave it marinate in the white wine for at least 2 hours. 2- Cut the bacon…

Chanfana de Borrego (Lamb “Chanfana”)

Ingredients: – 1kg of lamb – 2 onions – 3 garlic cloves – bacon in cubes – red wine – olive oil – 4 cloves – 1kg of potatoes – 1 laurel leaf – 1 tsp of hot chilli – salt – pepper 1- Remove the lamb fat, wash it and cut it into small pieces….

Frango Recheado com Castanhas (Stuffed Chicken with Chestnuts)

Ingredients: – 1 chicken (already cleaned) – 1 bowl of boiled chestnuts (already peeled) – white wine – 2 onions – food strings – honey – balsamic vinegar – 1 garlic clove – olive oil 1- Stuff the chicken with the chestnuts and tie it up with the food strings. Chop the garlic clove in really…

Ensopado de Borrego (Lamb Stew)

Ingredients: – 1,5 kg of lamb – homemade bread – olive oil – 2 onions – 5 garlic cloves – 1 laurel leaf – 2 tsp of sweet paprika – 3 tbsp of balsamic vinegar – hot sauce – parsley – salt q.b. – pepper 1- Cut the lamb in small pieces and fry in low heat…

Christmas Menu (Soup, Turkey and Dessert)

Canja de Natal (Christmas Chicken Soup) Ingredients (2 pax): – 1 chicken – 1 carrot – 1 onion – 150 g of soup pasta or rice – olive oil – mint leaves – salt 1- Clean the chicken (keep the giblets) and leave it soaking in water for 1 hour. 2- Chop the chicken in…

Bifes em cebola caramelizada (Steaks on caramel onions)

Ingredients: – 5 steaks – 1 onion – 3 garlic cloves – mushrooms – honey – 3 tbsp of coconut milk – olive oil  – 2 tbsp of butter – salt – white pepper 1- Season the steaks with salt, pepper and the chopped garlic cloves.  2- Chop the onions in circles and put them in a…

Cabrito à Transmontana (“Transmontana” Style Goatling)

Ingredients: – 1,5 kg of clean goatling – 2 laurel leafs – 6 garlic cloves – 1 onion – olive oil – 1 glass of white wine – paprika – small potatoes – chives – chestnuts – mushrooms – salt – pepper 1- Cut the gotling in slices and put them in a oven recipient. Add…

Cozido à Portuguesa (Portuguese Stew)

Ingredients: – meat: cow, pork, chicken and duck – pig’s ears (i don’t know what else to call it…) – salami – smoked ham – chorizo (portuguese, not spanish!) – linguiça (portuguese sausage) – farinheira (portuguese smoked sausage) – bacon – portuguese cabbage – carrots – potatoes – turnips – olive oil – salt –…

Lebre assada com castanhas (Roasted Hare)

Its a very delicious recipe to eat in the winter or spring. Serve with red wine and a some good “entrées”. This recipe is inspired from oboato.blogs.sapo.pt 1- 24 hours before cooking leave the already chopped hare in a oven broiler with the red wine vinegar, the smashed garlic, the olive oil, the laurel leaves, salt, pepper,…

Javali Estufado (Wild Boar Stew)

Ingredients: – 1kg of wild boar – 6 garlic cloves – 2 tbsp of paprika – white wine – old whiskey – laurel leafs – 100g of bacon – olive oil – 2 onions – butter – salt – pepper 1- In a recipient, cut the meat in medium sized pieces and season with salt, pepper,…

Estufado de Borrego (Goatling Stew)

Ingredients:  – 1,5 kg of chopped goatling meat  – 1 onion  – 4 garlic cloves  – 100g of salami  – olive oil  – butter  – red wine  – parsley  – 1 laurel leaf  – paprika  – salt  – pepper  1- Fry the chopped onion and garlic cloves with the olive oil and add a bit of…

Carne de Panela (Pan Meat)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of cow outside flat – 3 soup spoons of olive oil – 1 chopped onion – 2 chicken broths – 1 soup spoon of salt with garlic – 5 drops of chili – 1 coffee spoon of powdered bay – 1 coffee spoon of monosodium glutamate (ajinimoto) – 1 soup spoon…

Feijoada à Brasileira (Brazilian “Feijoada”)

Ingredients: – 1,5kg of pork, lamb and cow meat (not 1,5kg of each!) – 1 pig foot – 1 pig tongue – chorizo and salami – bacon – black beans – 1 chopped cabage – 2 onion – 4 garlic cloves – vegetable oil – 1 cup of fresh orange juice – 1 cup of…

Strogonoff à Brasileira (Brazilian Strogonoff)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of meat (cow, chicken, pork,…) – 1 chopped onion – 1 pack of cream – butter – mushrooms – a bit of brandy – 1 soup spoon of mustard – 2 soup spoons of worcestershire sauce – 3 soup spoons of ketchup – black pepper and salt to taste 1- Prepare the…

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…