Portugal, has increasingly become one of the hottest destinations in Europe, and for good reason. Wonderful weather, picturesque scenery, beautiful beaches and a lot of culture and history.
Portugal's culinary scene is no longer playing second fiddle to the other Mediterranean countries. Portugal's cuisine is a balance between centuries-old traditions and modern, international influence. Traditional Portuguese food is often rustic and hearty dishes that makes use of a wide variety of spices, many of which came from Portugal’s former colonies. Some of the more prominent spices used in Portuguese cuisine include piri piri, paprika, clove, allspice, and cumin. Garlic and onions are also widely used as are herbs like bay leaf, oregano, rosemary, and coriander.
For anyone who enjoys food there is no better way to get to the heart of a city and its people than by taking a walking food tour. You will experience the lesser known areas of the city while exploring new food markets, visit restaurant specializing in local delicacies, and sample food that the locals eat daily.
Portuguese cuisine takes advantage of its privileged location. With access to the Atlantic and Mediterranean, Portuguese foods incorporate the sea as well as its interiors in the many traditional dishes. A country with a vast diversity of recipes accumulated over centuries of influences and inspiration from around the world.
Caldo Verde, one of the most popular soups in Portugal . It originated from the Minho province in northern Portugal but is now consumed throughout the country, often served at special events such as weddings and birthdays.
You will find a recipe by going to the following link: https://www.perfectlyplannedjourneys.com/food--drinks-from-around-the-world.html
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