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Açorda de camarão – recipe

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The word açorda in Portuguese may stand for slightly different dishes, but always involving old bread. While açorda alentejana refers to an aromatic stock poured over bread slices, açorda by itself stands for a savory mashed bread concoction with a porridge-like consistency. Açorda, most typical from southern Portugal, is an edible example of how the…

How to discover Lisbon with kids – And survive to tell the story!

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If discovering Lisbon and treading its seven hills might be already challenging by itself,  imagine going up and down each and every one of these hills with one, two or three  children, tired, hungry and always asking: Are we there yet? Are we? ARE WEEEE? Or with  teenagers asking to take a picture of them…

PORTUGUESE WINTER DISHES

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Do you feel more hungry during winter? It’s natural. On colder days, our body consumes more energy to regulate body temperature. But anyone who likes to eat knows that this verb is not just a functional act. Those who love to eat do not just do it for food. We also do it for the…

INTERNATIONAL FOOD IN LISBON FROM PORTUGUESE FORMER COLONIES

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These days, different communities originally from Portuguese former colonies and currently living in Lisbon open their own restaurants and serve traditional dishes that soon become comforting must-have delicacies we can’t live without anymore! At Taste of Lisboa, we believe that food is a strong cultural expression of great identity, passed down from one generation to…

Ali – A Pakistani who enjoys Portuguese food

Ali, grocery store owner in Lisbon

It was in Portugal, where he lives for 15 years, that Ali discovered his talent for cooking. He worked at a restaurant on Av. da Liberdade and ensures that his vegetable quiche was a success. Now he works at Ali grocery store, near Church of St. Christopher, and when we asked ‘What do you like…