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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…

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…

The Best Chocolate Cake in the World: Easy 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…

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…

Portuguese Crash Course for Food Travelers

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At Taste of Lisboa, we are very proud to welcome independent travelers from all over the world here in Portugal’s capital city. While we’re very happy to introduce you to our food and culture, we strongly encourage you to immerse yourself and explore even more on your own. Even though a lot of Portuguese people…

Taste of Lisboa at Home: Portuguese Recipes with Canned Fish

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This article is dedicated to the lovely community who has been following the Taste of Lisboa at Home live sessions on Instagram. If you’ve missed our previous editions, kindly note that all April long we’re sharing snippets of Portuguese food and culture via live videos presented by Taste of Lisboa hosts. On our first live, Madalena…

CANNED! 10 Delicious Things That in Portugal Come Out of a Can

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  In the past few weeks, forced by current events, it seems like the global appreciation for canned goods is on the rise. While often perceived as cheap, quick, non-elegant options in many parts of the world, canned foods are actually a staple of Portuguese cuisine. Portugal has a long tradition of preserving fish. More…

8 Portuguese Female Chefs You Should Know

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When you read about the inspiration of many renowned chefs, they often quote their grandmother’s cooking as a source of inspiration. When you taste someone’s food and you say something along the lines “it tastes just like my mom’s!”, that would generally be a huge compliment. For centuries, women have been in charge of feeding…

Travel around Portugal in 18 Foods (without leaving Lisbon) 

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Taste of Lisboa’s food & cultural experiences take place mostly in our capital city. That doesn’t mean that, in here, we don’t get to enjoy food and drinks from all over the country. In Lisbon it’s fairly easy to come by dishes from different corners of Portugal. Yet, to try specific regional recipes, it is often required…