Portuguese Sides/ Snacks/ Soups, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

‘Sea pâté’

In June there are a lot of festivities in Portugal, across the country, to celebrate different saints: St Antonio, St Pedro, St João... with loads of parades, music, etc. During these parties the street food is a big part of it too and sardines are a big hit. As you can imagine, to recreate a… Continue reading ‘Sea pâté’

Portuguese Sides/ Snacks/ Soups, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

little ‘fish’ from the garden

Here's a little fact you probably didn't know: it was the Portuguese in the 16th century that taught the Japanese how to make tempura. There, said it! In Portugal we have this traditional snack called 'peixinhos da horta'- little fish from the garden, and is basically green beans involved in some kind of tempura batter… Continue reading little ‘fish’ from the garden

Portuguese Sides/ Snacks/ Soups, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

Mushrooms ‘bulhão pato’ style

This delicious snack/appetiser is inspired in the original dish made with clams. Why the funky name? Nothing too hilarious, just the person who invented it was a poet called Raimundo António de Bulhão Pato. All the flavours but none of the boiling little clams non-sense, and we can all live 'happy as a clam in… Continue reading Mushrooms ‘bulhão pato’ style