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