Matapa de Tofu (Vegan Tofu Matapa)

Ingredients: – 250 g of tofu – 350 g of peanuts – 500 g of cabbage leaves – 200 mL of coconut milk – 1 L of water – salt to taste – chilli flakes   1 – Cut the tofu into cubes and fry until golden on olive oil. Reserve. 2 – Smash the…

Caril de Caranguejo (Crab Curry)

Ingredients: – 500 gr of boiled crab – 2 onions – 4 tomatoes – 1 tsp of salt – 1 tsp of yellow curry powder – 1/2 tsp of hot chili sauce – 2 garlic cloves – coconut milk – 3 tbsp of olive oil 1- Open the crab and take all the meat to a…

Camarões com Leite de Côco (Shrimps with Coconut Milk)

Ingredients: – 5 or 6 dl of coconut milk – 1 onion – 1 kg of shrimps – 2 tomatoes – 1 coffee spoon of saffron – salt to taste – chilli to taste – 1 dl of olive oil 1- Strip the raw shrimps. 2- Fry the chopped onion on olive oil until golden and then…

Galinha à Manduca (Manduca’s Chicken)

Ingredients: – 1 chicken with giblets – 1 onion – 1 cup of rice – chicken blood – ½ cup of vinegar – 1 tea spoon of salt – 3 soup spoons of lard – powdered chilli 1- Remove the chicken bones. 2- Fry the chicken giblets on the lard until golden. Then add 2 cups of…

Mandioca Frita (Fried Cassava)

Ingredients: – ½ kg of cassava flour – 1 cup of fresh grated coconut – sugar to taste – ½ tea spoon of salt – 2 seeds of cardamom – ¼ tea spoon of fennel – oil to fry 1- Boil ½ L of water and make a hard dough with the cassava flour, coconut, sugar, cardamom and fennel. 2- Stir…

Caril de Cabrito (Lamb Curry)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of lamb meat – 1 big onion – 5 tomatoes of middle size – 1 tea spoon of curry – 4 garlic cloves – 1 tea spoon of powdered coriander – 3 soup spoons of oil – 1 tea spoon of salt – 1 lemon 1- Cut the meat into pieces, spice…

Abóbora Refogada (Fried Pumpkin)

Ingredients: – 4 pumpkins – 2 soup spoons of oil – 1 garlic clove chopped – ½ onion chopped – salt and pepper 1- Peel the pumpkins and cut them into cubes of middle size. 2- Heat the oil and fry the garlic and the onion. Add the pumpkin cubes and stir it well until shred. 3- Spice with…

Galinha com Manga (Chicken with Mango)

Ingredients: – 1 chicken – 1 onion – 3,5 dl of milk – 3 garlic cloves – 250 gr of mango cut into pieces – chilli to taste – salt to taste – 1 dl of olive oil 1- In a pan, fry the chicken cut into pieces, the chopped onion and the chopped garlic cloves….

Caldeirada de Cabrito (Lamb Stew)

ngredients: – 1 kg of lamb meat – 4 chopped tomatoes – 1 big chopped onion – 4 potatoes cut into cubes – 2 chopped carrots – 1 can of peas – 2 tea spoons of powdered curry – 2 tea spoons of chopped parsley – 1 can on beer – olive oil – garlic…

Caril de Camarão em Ananás (Shrimp Curry in Pineapple)

Ingredients: – 750 gr of cooked fresh shrimps – lemon juice – 2 soup spoons of oil – 1 chopped onion – 1 soup spoon of chopped coriander – 2 chopped tomatoes – 2 tea spoons of powdered curry – 1 cup of fish broth – 2 soup spoons of butter – 2 soup spoons of…

Galinha à Cafreal (Grilled Chicken)

Ingredients: – 1 chicken – salt – garlic cloves – chili – olive oil – lemon juice 1- Prepare the chicken opening it for its back. 2- Smash one portion of salt with some garlic cloves, chili and a bit of olive oil. 3- Spread this mixture inside and outside the chicken. 4- Let it rest for a few…

Bananas com Leite Condensado (Bananas with Condensed Milk)

Ingredients: – 1 can of condensed milk – grated lemon peel from 1 lemon – 6 mellow bananas – 2 soup spoons of butter – 3 soup spoons of grated coconut – 1 tea spoon of powdered cinnamon – 2 yolks 1- Peel the bananas and cut them. 2- Put them on a recipient that can go…

Caril de Ovos (Eggs Curry)

Ingredients: – coconut oil – garlic – onions – coconut milk – pepper – salt – saffron – eggs 1- Fry the chopped garlics and the chopped onions on coconut oil. 2- Add half of the coconut milk without whisking, the pepper, the salt and the saffron to taste. Cook it for one minute. 3- Add the raw…

Arroz Pulau (Rice with Sultanas and Almonds)

Ingredients: – 1 portion of long grain rice – butter when necessary – ¼ of portion of almonds – ¼ of portion of sultanas – 0,5 kg of onions – 3 cooked eggs – a bit of hillside herbs poorly grinded 1- Fry the chopped almonds with butter till golden and keep them in a recipient. Do the same…

Amêijoas com Leite de Côco (Clams w/ Coconut Milk)

Ingredients: – 5 kg of clams – 1 coconut – 4 chopped tomatoes – 2 chopped onions – 2 chopped garlic cloves – 3 soup spoons of oil – salt and chili 1- Wash the clams and cook in water until open. 2- Keep the water in a recipient to use later. Pick just the clams that…

Camarão Grelhado (Grilled Prawn)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of prawn – 3 lemons – 2 chilis – 150 gr of butter – salt to taste 1- To prepare the chili sauce squeeze the lemons and filter the juice. 2- Put the juice on a casserole, add the chilis and boil it for 5 minutes. 3- Take off the chilis from the sauce…

Caranguejo Recheado (Stuffed Crab)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of crab – 500 gr of cream – 3 soup spoons of coriander – 1 onion – 2 garlic cloves – 2 soup spoons of olive oil – grated bread 1- Wash the crabs and boil for 5 minutes. 2- Tear the crab meat into shreds and keep the shells. 3- Fry the onion…

Peixe Seco c/ Óleo de Amendoim (Dry Fish w/ Peanut Oil)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of dry fish cut into pieces – 2 chopped onions – 3 chopped tomatoes – 4 soup spoons of peanut oil 1- Soak the fish to take off the salt and wash it with hot water. 2- Boil the peanut oil and add the onions, the tomatoes and the fish. 3- Let it cook…

Peixe à Lumbo (Fish Stew w/ Vegetables)

Ingredients: – 2 green sweet peppers – 2 red sweet peppers – 1 kg of fish (red snapper, red sea bream, …) – 5 dl of coconut milk – 1 cluster of coriander – 3 onions – 5 tomatoes – chili to taste – 500 gr of peeled shrimps – salt to taste – olive…

Pudim de Côco (Coconut Pudding)

Ingredients: – 450 gr of sugar – 125 gr of butter – 1 grated coconut – 15 yolks 1- Whisk the yolks. Then add the grated coconut and the sugar. 2- Grease the cake tin and sprinkle with flour. 3- Put the batter in the cake tin and cook on the kiln until it’s solid.