The cuisine of Portugal - Europe

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The foods of Portugal

The Mediterranean diet is a diet inspired by the eating habits of Greece, Southern Italy, and Spain. The principal aspects of this diet include proportionally high consumption of olive oil, legumes, unrefined cereals, fruits and vegetables, moderate to high consumption of fish, moderate consumption of dairy products (mostly as cheese and yogurt), moderate wine consumption, and low consumption of non-fish meat products.
The types of Cuisines in Portugal are influenced by:
The regional cuisine

Appetizer recipes

codfish acras

Main recipes

Baked cod greek-style Brazilian feijoada - black bean stew Pan-seared cod fillets in white wine and tamato basil sauce Red pepper mousse Side dishes recipes coming soon
Dessert recipes coming soon
Spain - See the recipes

Appetizer recipes

codfish acras Marinated mussels spinach and chickpeas

Main recipes

Asparagus with orange and endive salad Baked cod greek-style Chicken and pasta salad with asparagus Lamb shanks braised in red wine Marinated cod fillet with corn pudding Mussels mariniere Mussels with leeks saffron and cream Paella of mussels Paella valenciana Pan-seared cod fillets in white wine and tamato basil sauce Pork scallopines with puree of chestnuts Rack of lamb with mushroom crust Red endives and spinach salad Roasted salmon with creamy endives Shrimp salad with belgian endive Spanish fish stew Spanish mussels Spanish omelets Tomato stuffed with creamy cheese with gazpacho

Side dishes recipes

Broccoli with garlic Pasta with broccoli and garbanzo beans Potato eggplant tart Puree of celery root Roasted acorn squash

Dessert recipes

Lemon tart with walnut crust Orange soaked cake Plum raspberry sorbet Strawberry and peach compote Strawberry cheese cake in macaroon crust Strawberry-orange sherbet Winter citrus compote

Cooking in Portugal