Portuguese Mains

Rojões

What can I tell you about 'rojões'? It is a very traditional dish from the north of Portugal and is made with marinated and fried pork, with potatoes and some kind of greens (usually cabbage). The secret is in marinating the meat substitute - I used seitan due to its consistency. The result is pretty… Continue reading Rojões

Receitas e artigos em Português, Sobremesas /Doces

Queijadinhas de laranja

As queijadas de laranja são muito populares em Portugal. São mini tortinhas, tipicamente feitas com leite e ovos. Tentei veganizá-las e o resultado é absolutamente delicioso! Estas tortinhas devem ser húmida, apenas um pouco mais consistentes do que um cheesecake. São super fáceis de fazer, são pouco marotas (menos de 10g de açúcar por queijadinha!),… Continue reading Queijadinhas de laranja

Healthy bits, other delicious bits

Chickpeas and chocolate chips cookies

Chickpeas are so versatile. Who would have thought that you can make delicious sweet cookies with these beautiful pulses? A 100g has 19g of protein, over 30% of the recommended daily dose of iron and magnesium. The fibre content is fantastic too. Also, this cookie dough can be eaten raw if you prefer! Time: 25… Continue reading Chickpeas and chocolate chips cookies