♣ Traditional Portuguese recipes combine a mix of flavours and techniques of many other cultures dating from centuries ago. Portugal’s recipes give an overview of old cultural influences throughout the centuries. They use ingredients common from the Mediterranean countries and those essential to Portuguese cuisine including olive oil, onions, bay leaves, garlic, fresh coriander, paprika, chili peppers and red sweet peppers. However, the way in which the ingredients are mixed makes Portuguese fare unique.
♣ On the next pages you will find some example’s.