Portuguese Pastéis de Bacalhau (Cod Croquettes)

Let’s talk about the obsession of Portuguese people for codfish. I’m not talking about an occasional weekly meal with cod, oh no. They have a complete section in the supermarket dedicated to cod. Frozen, salted, fresh, cod croquettes, cod salad, cod shampoo, cod everything (and let’s not mention the smell, really stingy). They love this … Read more

Portuguese Pasteis de nata (Custard mini Tarts)

Portuguese pasteis de nata is the most known Portuguese dessert and for a good reason. They are delicious mini tart filled with velvety custard. You can’t say that you visited Portugal, especially Lisbon, if you never ate a couple of “pasteis de nata” or “pasteis de Belém” with a cup of coffee. This dessert is … Read more