Tag Archives: Porto wine

My Mom’s Flan (Pudim)

“I’ve been wanting to try to do your flan” I said to my mother other day. “Would you give me your recipe?” “Of course”, she said and promptly instruct me “You would need…” By then I had to have a … Continue reading

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Christmas King’s Cake (Bolo-Rei)

King’s cake is a traditional Christmas dessert that can be found in any bakery or pastry shops in Portugal, and it’s commonly eaten between Christmas and the Kings Day on 6th of January. It’s a sweet bread, filled with various … Continue reading

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Chocolate Salami

Eat chocolates! Look, there’s no metaphysics on earth like chocolates. (in Fernando Pessoa, Tobacco Kiosk, 1928) Today I made this traditional Portuguese dessert. In Portugal, you can find it in any store, but there’s no real one as the homemade. … Continue reading

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