Portuguese Mains

Cabbage hugged vegan sausages

Who would have thought that vegan sausages and cabbage would be such a good combination? It is lovely, with the additional white sauce. I used to have this dish when I was a lot younger (and well, with pork sausages unfortunately). My aunt in Lisbon used to cook this for us every time I spent… Continue reading Cabbage hugged vegan sausages

Portuguese Mains, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

Bean stew

'Feijoada' is very typical in Portuguese speaking countries: Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Timor-Leste and Macau, with many different versions. As a rule of thumb, it has to include beans off course, some kind of meat and meat sausages and usually cabbage. So, not difficult to come up with a vegan version! The recipe below is… Continue reading Bean stew

Portuguese Mains, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

Jacklhau and chickpea salad

This is a very Portuguese salad... the garlic, olives, nori and lemon really bring out the other ingredient's flavours too. It can be eaten hot or cold, so, a good option for cold and hot weather. The jackfruit replaces the codfish, but if you prefer you can use mushrooms or omit the jackfruit and add… Continue reading Jacklhau and chickpea salad

Portuguese Mains, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

Bitoque (portuguese style ‘steak’)

If you've been to a traditional Portuguese restaurant you know that 'Bitoque' is most certainly on the menu. I think the seitan 'steak' is very nice but the gem of this dish is the 'egg'- it tastes so much like egg that is a little bit mind blowing. I really dare you to try and… Continue reading Bitoque (portuguese style ‘steak’)