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BIZARRE FOOD OF PORTUGAL

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Food is culture. It is often at the table that we find unique delicacies that feed and tell the stories and habits of a people and a country. “The destination of choice for food lovers should be Portugal.” CNN says it and we agree, taking into account the delicious food and dishes that many travelers,…

FRUITS FROM PORTUGAL

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WHAT FRUITS WE GROW AND EAT IN PORTUGAL?   Portugal produces many delicious seasonal fruits. In this article, we share with you the most traditionally eaten in Portugal. Each season has its charm that allows us to include fresh and nutritious food in our daily lives while supporting local production and protecting the environment. A…

How to have a SAFE Experience with Taste of Lisboa

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As the global pandemic still unfolds in different parts of the world, here in Portugal we are happy to announce that our country is fully open to tourism. We are aware that those who have had to reschedule their travels to Portugal, and who haven’t booked anything yet but are potentially planning to, may have…

Bacalhau à Brás – Portuguese Codfish Recipe

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Bacalhau. Even though this word is Portuguese for cod the truth is that, when anyone says bacalhau here in Portugal, we are referring to salted cod, which for us is the default. The Portuguese love affair with salted cod has been going strong for over 500 years. Portuguese waters are abundant in fish, yet cod isn’t one…

10 Ways to Enjoy Lisbon Outdoors

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The warm season has officially started here in Lisbon! If locals tend to eagerly await the good weather to enjoy time outdoors, this year, after about 2 months in lockdown, you bet we are all craving to go outside. Of course, we are still respecting social distancing and observing certain restrictions so that all the…

Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato – Portuguese Recipe for Clams

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About 2000 years ago, the Roman philosopher Seneca said “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” Two millennia later, and because human essence hasn’t fundamentally changed, this quote still holds true. As a consequence of the global pandemic, travel may be limited. But change of place, even if it’s driven by…

10 Typical Drinks from Portugal

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The hot weather has arrived in Lisbon and it seems to be here to stay. With it, we can’t help but think about spending time with friends over food and drinks. If going out for dinner is something we tend to do all year long here in Portugal, as soon as Spring rolls in and…

The Best Chocolate Cake in the World Recipes

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Since the quarantine started here in Portugal, we have been sharing the best of Portuguese food and culture online with you. New challenges bring new opportunities as well and, sometimes, they end up being pretty tasty ones! On the last session of Taste of Lisboa at Home, our regular Sunday live sessions on Instagram, we had a…

How to Make a Portuguese Fado Dinner at Home

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We know that many of the visitors who travel to Lisbon do so enticed by the things that make our country stand out: the scenic beauty, the warm weather, extremely welcoming people and, of course, Portuguese food! Attending a dinner with live Fado music is one of the quintessential experiences you can enjoy in Lisbon. It doesn’t…

Taste of Lisboa at Home: Traditional Portuguese Easter Recipes

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If you celebrated Easter, we hope you had a lovely Easter Sunday! Yesterday, following our very own tradition, we were live on Instagram to bring a little bit of the taste of Portugal to you, even if in the distance. Apart from our usual Taste of Lisboa at Home session, at 7PM local time, we did an…