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Papo Secos Portuguese Bread Rolls Recipe
Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, Papo Secos rolls are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

Prepare the Yeast
How to make Papo Secos step-by-step. Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, they are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

Make a Batter
How to make Papo Secos step-by-step. Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, they are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

Knead the Dough
How to make Papo Secos step-by-step. Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, they are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

Make Ball of Dough
How to make Papo Secos step-by-step. Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, they are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

Shape the Rolls
How to make Papo Secos step-by-step. Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, they are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

Brush with Milk
How to make Papo Secos step-by-step. Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, they are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

Prep the Oven
How to make Papo Secos step-by-step. Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, they are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

Take the Rolls Out of the Oven and Enjoy!
How to make Papo Secos step-by-step. Hard and crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, they are used sandwich-style or as a side for soups and stews.

A Brief Introduction to Azorean Cuisine
The Azores Islands are a region of Portugal. While some Azorean dishes are similar to Portuguese dishes, the cuisines are quite distinct.

The Top 5 Spices Used in Portuguese Cuisine
A list of the main 5 spices used in Portuguese cuisine. Find descriptions of each spice and their names in Portuguese here.

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Portuguese Recipe Collection
Look through this collection of both traditional and modern Portuguese recipes, sorted by recipe type.

Product & Cookbook Reviews
Want to add to your library of cookbooks? These articles will help you to decide which books are best. Also find out about writers who explore Portugal's culture and history, travel to Portugal and its former colonies, and even fiction written by Portuguese and Portuguese-American authors.

Breads (Pao)
Portuguese breads and rolls are wonderful! Most are rustic peasant breads and most are dense and chewy. They are the perfect side dish for soups and stews, or for a simple breakfast.

Portuguese Cooking Basics
Find tips, short-cuts and basic how-tos that will get you started in Portuguese cooking.

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Desserts (Sobremesas)
Explore this collection of Portuguese desserts, including flans, pastries and sweets.

Side Dishes and Vegetables
This section contains recipes for Portuguese side dishes and vegetables from mainland Portugal, the islands of Madeira and the Azores, and some of Portugal's former colonies.

Madeiran and Azorean Recipes
If Portuguese cooking is not well-known, dishes from the islands of Madeira and the Azores are even less so. Check out some unusual and delicious recipes from these Atlantic islands.

Culture and History of Portugal
Portugal has a rich and unique history and culture. Learn how Portugal's centuries of maritime exploration has affected its current culture and the cuisine, both traditional and modern.

Wines & Beverages
Portugal is known for some wonderful wines and apertifs. Find the right beverage for your favorite dish by exploring some of these articles about Portuguese wines and other beverages.

Signature Portuguese Dishes
There are a few dishes that are known throughout Portugal as the quintessential emblem of good Portuguese cooking, and are found in almost every home and restaurant.

Rice Pudding (Arroz Doce)
When most people think of rice pudding, they think of that dessert that is found in the glass refrigerated cabinets in diners--but the Portuguese version is different and, in fact, if you translate it into English it actually means

Influences That Created Traditional Portuguese Cuisine
A brief description of the geographical and historical influences on Portugal's traditional cuisine, including its background in maritime exploration.

Tomato Rice (Arroz de Tomate) - Recipe
No collection of Portuguese recipes would be complete without this favorite stand-by comfort dish. It’s great for a cold winter day and can be vegetarian.

Grandma's Bacalhau (Dried, Salted Cod)
This is my Azorean grandmother's go-to recipe for codfish, which is a basic and important component of Portuguese cuisine.

Shrimp Mozambique (Camarão Moçambique) Recipe
This spicy dish (Camarão Moçambique) with hot Spanish paprika is a favorite in Portugal. You can serve it as an appetizer, or as an entree over rice.

How to Make Massa de Pimentão
Massa de Pimentão is an essential Portuguese sauce and marinade that flavors several of Portugal's most quintessential dishes.

Prepare the Red Peppers
The peppers for Massa de Pimentão must be properly salted before assembling the recipe.

Prepare the Peppers for Roasting
After salting the peppers, they are prepared for roasting.

Roast the Peppers
After salting, the red peppers must be roasted.

Remove the Skins From the Peppers
After roasting, the skins must be peeled from the bell peppers.

Puree the Peppers
The peppers need to be pureed in a food processor with garlic and oil.

Store the Massa de Pimentão
After preparing the paste, it needs to be properly stored.

Molhos Fritos (Deep-fried Cornmeal Cubes)
A recipe for a side dish that originated in the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Portuguese Codfish Balls
Grandpa's Portuguese Codfish Balls require a bit of preparation ahead of time, but the cooking itself is fast. What is most amazing about it is the fact that even though the codfish balls are deep fried, they are light on the tongue.

Broa (Portuguese Corn Bread)
Of all of the wonderful Portuguese breads (and I love all of them without exception), Broa is my absolute favorite! I was first introduced to this wonderful rustic bread while visiting the luxurious Hotel Buçaco in northern Portugal.

Sauteed Greens (Esparregado)
It's true that the Portuguese love their greens and they play a big part in soups and stews. Greens could mean anything from cabbage to spinach, mustard greens, kale or anything else. And sauteed, they are a popular side dish for any number of entrees.

Portuguese Tomato Sauce (Tomatada)
Tomato sauce is an important part of Portuguese cuisine and is used both in recipes, and by itself with meats, poultry and vegetables.

Batatas Fritas (Fried Potatoes)
It seems that every culture has some version of french fries, and the Portuguese are no exception. They are fond of their batatas fritas, which can be frequently found in small bars and cafes.

Joe Ponte's Kale Soup
This soup/stew is an Azorean staple and was certainly a staple in my family. When I think of this soup, I immediately think of New Bedford, Massachusetts, and of visiting my grandparents and other extended family.

Porco a Alentejana (Pork with Clams Alentejo-style)
This is one of those quintessential Portuguese recipes that you will likely see on the menu of any Portuguese restaurant that you visit in the United States. One of the reasons for that is because it is so unusual. Who would think that clams atop a spicy mix of marinated pork would go together? But somehow it does!

Suspiros (Sighs)
This meringue-like cookie has a chewy center and is so light and delicate that it is no wonder they named it after a “sigh.” This is also a super-quick and easy dessert to whip together and a good follow-up to a heavier meal, since they are light and not filling.

Coffee is Serious Business in Portugal
Although it is the French and Italians who are best known for café culture, the Portuguese are no less enraptured by coffee. In fact, Portugal is one of the top four coffee-consuming nations in the European Union!

Book Review: The Food of Portugal by Jean Anderson
Jean Anderson's book about Portuguese cuisine is considered by many to be the quintessential guide to this little-known cuisine.

Vinho Verde 101
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A Guide to Drinking Port Wine (Vinho do Porto)
The development of Port wine has a long and complex history, that is inextricably tangled with the history of Europe, shipping and, of course, Portugal, which is the only place in the world where the grapes that are used in Port are grown.

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