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Cod Pataniscas
Food

Recipe for Pataniscas: Portuguese Cod Fritters

Everyone knows cod is Portugal’s national food, but pinpointing an exact “national dish” is a challenge because Portuguese people have 365 ways of cooking this type of fish. Even if…

Green Beans store
Shopping

Vegan? Shop at Sapato Verde

  It’s never easy being vegan. Being vegan in Portugal is certainly no exception to the rule. I’ve started making changes to my life that have meant I’m slowly adopting…

Despensa N.6 interior
Food

Despensa N. 6: A Gluten-Free Café in Lisbon

  It can be hard for those with celiac disease to travel to a country that eats bread for breakfast, lunch, lanche, and dinner. Fortunately, those who can’t have gluten…

Bolo de Bolacha
Food

The Easy Peasy Portuguese-y Bolo de Bolacha

  Cakes have always been extremely popular on special occasions and celebrations in Portugal: orange, lemon, and other fruit cakes are just some of the traditional flavors. Breaking from this…

Restaurante António Padeiro desserts
Food

Visiting Alcobaça? Eat at António Padeiro

  I had lunch at Restaurante António Padeiro in a recent visit to Alcobaça in central Portugal. The food was recommended, but I wasn’t sure what exactly to expect. So…

Outside Pastelaria D. Duarte
Food, Travel

A Little Café Spot in Viseu

  It’s not difficult to find good food in Portugal. Breakfast, however, has traditionally been a low-key meal for Portuguese people, so tourists may not always be overly impressed with…