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Batalha Monastery

Fun Facts About the Mosteiro da Batalha

  Construction on the Mosteiro da Batalha (Batalha Monastery) began in 1386 and would only finish in 1563. But there’s something to be said about the craftsmanship that went into…

Cod Pataniscas

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…

Bolo de Bolacha

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…