This stew is made with pork tenderloin with other pig parts to increase the flavor. Some people make it with pig’s ears, snouts, and feet. I don’t know how I feel about using the ears and snout, but pigs feet lend a lovely flavor and silky mouth feel. Ham hocks would also be good. Continue reading
This pastry is very popular in the Azores. The finished product looks beautiful and like it was difficult to make, but all you really do is make the pastry, put it in muffin tins and top with the filling! Please make the filling he night before to give it time to cool off. Continue reading
Cookies rule! Continue reading
This is almost like a Buffalo wing sandwich, but with pork. The pork is sliced thin and marinated in a hot sauce mixture. After cooking it is piled high on a crusty bun. Continue reading
This recipe is for a simple fish dish that cooks in under 30 minutes. Of course most fish dishes cook in under 30 minutes. But this is so easy because you just have to make a sauce then throw everything in the oven and voila! Continue reading
Portugal and the Azores are known for their simple, rustic seafood dishes.
The Azores love their fresh cheese. This cheese is often served as an appetizer with Pimenta da Terra (Red Chili Pepper Sauce). The cheese itself is soft, creamy, and with a touch of salt. Continue reading