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…

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…

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…

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…

Amêijoas em Tomate (Clams w/ Tomato)

Ingredients: – 2 kg of clams – 3 tomatoes – 1 soup spoon of margarine – 1 bay leaf – ½ beer – 3 onions – 1 cup of milk – 3 garlic cloves – ½ cup of pimento – 2 soup spoons of chopped parsley – salt and pepper to taste 1- Chop the onions and fry…

Arroz com Mariscos (Seafood Rice)

Ingredients: – 500 gr of rice – 3 red peppers – 500 gr of peas – 600 gr of pork meat with no fats – 1 big onion – 1 kg of clams or mussels – 12 crayfishes – 3 bacon slices – 12 soup spoons of olive oil – 1 glass of dry white…

Matapa (Matapa)

Ingredients:  – 1 kg of shrimps  – 750 gr of peanuts  – 1 kg of cabbage leaf or cassava leaf  – 1 coconut  – 2 L of water – salt to taste  1- Smash the peeled peanuts very well until becomes powder. Dissolve in 0,5 L of water.  2- Grate the coconut pulp and staunch it. Add…

Chacuti de Galinha (Chicken Chacuti)

Ingredients: – 1 chicken – 6 chilis – 1 soup spoon of smashed coriander seeds – 1 tea spoon of saffron – 1 tea spoon of cumin – 1 tea spoon of cinnamon – 10 cloves – 1 soup spoon of cardamom – ¼ of nutmeg – coconut milk – 4 big onions – 4 smashed…

Fofos de Arroz (Breaded Shrimps in Rice Balls)

Ingredients:  – 200 gr of rice  – 2 yolks  – 1 onion  – shrimps  – chopped parsley  – 1 garlic clove  – 1 bay leaf  – grated bread  – salt and chili  1- Cook the rice with salted water and staunch it.    2- When it’s cold add the yolks, the chopped parsley, salt and the chopped…

Camarão no Forno (Roasted Prawn)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of prawn – lemon juice – salt – butter – olive oil – 5 garlics – parsley – chili – 1 glass of beer 1- Prepare the prawns and spice with lemon juice and salt for 10 minutes. 2- Put them in a recipient with butter, olive oil, chopped parsley, smashed garlic cloves,…

Frango no Barro (Chicken in the Clay)

Ingredients:  – 1 chicken  – smoked ham  – 4 tomatoes  – 8 little onions  – 100 gr of butter  – 2 tea spoons of mustard  – 2 smashed garlic cloves  – 1 little cup of beer  – 2 little cups of brandy  – salt and pepper    1- Prepare the chicken and cut into pieces. Put it…

Maruca à Moçambicana (Mozambican Ling)

Ingredients: – 1 ling – 5 sliced onions – garlic cloves – 1 bay leaf – 500g of tomato – 1 pack of cooking cream – nutmeg to taste – coriander to taste – olive oil – chili to taste 1- Prepare the ling and cut into slices. Spice with salt and wait 30 minutes. 2- Cook…

Lulas Guisadas (Squid Stew)

Ingredients: 1 kg of squid 2 onions 2 egg yolks 3 tbsp of butter 1 tbsp of mustard (Dijon, preferably) 500 grams of peeled tomato 1 tbsp of white wine 1 small sprig of fresh coriander salt     pepper        1- Wash the squids, remove the hard shell and chop them like in…

Sobremesa de Abacate (Avocado Dessert)

Ingredients: – 2 mature avocados – juice of 3 tangerines – sugar – cinnamon 1- Mash up the avocados until become pulp. 2- Add the juice and the sugar. Stir it very well and serve after powder with cinnamon.