15 most popular traditional Portuguese Bread

Typical Portuguese Bread

Portuguese love bread, we eat it in all meals, breakfast, lunch, and supper. Like Amalia says in her song ” Numa casa Portuguesa fica bem Pão e vinho sobre a mesa” – “In a Portuguese household, bread and wine on the table always look well”. It is pretty easy to find good bread in Portugal, … Read more

17 Best Portuguese Desserts

Best Portuguese Desserts

This post is all about the Portuguese Desserts – the desserts that you will find in restaurants all over Portugal, and desserts that are typically cooked at home by the typical Portuguese family. The Portuguese have a sweet tooth and a love affair with sweet egg yolks, so you will find plenty of sweet desserts … Read more

20 Best Portuguese Sweets and Pastries

Portuguese people love pastries and bread! We love it so much that we made an art of it. You will find an opportunity to try Portuguese sweets and pastries everywhere. Even in small towns, there are several pastries and bakeries, where people eat breakfast and have an afternoon snack. It is in our culture to … Read more

Pastel de Nata or Pastel de Belem? What’s the difference?

Pastel de Nata or Pastel de Belem (or in English custard tarts, Portuguese egg tarts, and a few other translations) is the most famous of the Portuguese desserts. However, you may be wondering if it isn’t the same thing… Sometimes you read pastel de nata, other Pastel de Belem… what’s the difference? Pastel de Nata … Read more