Portuguese

Bifana Sandwich 1

Bifana Sandwich

Bifana Sandwich is a type of sandwich popular in Portugal where pork chops or pork strips that are marinated in piri-piri style sauce and white wine is served in a light crusty bread roll accompanied with yellow mustard and sautéed pimiento with onions You might have heard of the Macanese...

Caldo Verde 1

Caldo Verde

Caldo Verde is a popular soup in Portuguese and Macanese cuisine made with potatoes, collard greens/kale, olive oil and salt. Caldo Verde is a popular soup in Portuguese and Macanese cuisine made with potatoes, collard greens/kale, olive oil and salt. Other ingredients such as garlic, onions, ham hock, chorizo or...

Feijoada 1

Feijoada

Feijoada is a stew where dried beans are cooked with different kinds of meat like beef and pork. In Brazil, this is considered as their national dish and was brought to South America by the Portuguese and not the Spanish. The name came from the word “feijão” which is a...

El Sizzling Chorizo (Auckland, New Zealand) 4

El Sizzling Chorizo (Auckland, New Zealand)

This is the second restaurant we dined in at Ponsonby Central but this was the first one we wanted to try, too bad it was full the last time we were there so we have to try some other place. When you pass by this place it is so inviting...

Tempura 1

Tempura

Tempura is a Japanese dish that is made out of crispy deep fried seafood and vegetables. Usually ingredients such as prawns, squash, carrots, eggplants, green beans, sweet potatoes and okra are used. Tempura can be eaten on its own, with sauce or as a part of other dishes such as...

Sangria 2

Sangria

Sangria is an alcoholic summer beverage made out of red wine, fruit juices, soda water, fruit, some sweetener and sometimes brandy. Sangria is an alcoholic beverage made out of red wine, fruit juices, soda water, fruit, some sweetener and sometimes brandy. It is a typical summer drink in Spain and...

Piri Piri Chicken 1

Piri Piri Chicken

Piri Piri Chicken is a chicken dish marinated in chillies, herbs and lemon then flame grilled. One of the best chicken recipes you will ever encounter especially if you love hot dishes. If you had dined in at Nandos you will know what a Piri Piri Chicken (Nandos call it...

Francesinha

Francesinha

Francesinha is a Portuguese sandwich that originated in Porto, it is made out of ham, linguiça (pork sausage), fresh sausage, roast meat and covered served in bread topped with melted cheese and a hot thick sauce made out of tomato and beer. Francesinha is a Portuguese sandwich that originated in...

Egg Tart (Hong Kong Style) 1

Egg Tart (Hong Kong Style)

Egg Tart or Portuguese Egg Tarts is a type of tart filled with egg custard baked on a short crust or puff pastry, it is very popular in Asia particularly Hong Kong. Egg Tart or Portuguese Egg Tarts is a type of tart filled with egg custard baked on a...