Traditional Portuguese Cabbage Soup ~ Caldo Verde

Caldo Verde is a rustic soup originating from the Minho Province in northern Portugal. It is now considered a national dish and is popular all over the world. It is made from Collie-greens which is couvos cabbage. I've wanted to cook Caldo Verde soup for some time so when I saw the recipe in this... Continue Reading →

An Assador de Barro is NOT a Portuguese Toast Rack

For many years I believed the clay dishes sold by the Artesanos in Portugal (Pottery shops) were toast racks. Yes, toast racks! I pondered over the design of these strange dishes, as you would, and decided Portuguese “toast racks” were extremely impractical as they would not hold many slices of toast. Well what else could... Continue Reading →

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