Portuguese Sweets

Orange mini cheesecakes

Orange 'Queijadas' are very popular in Portugal. They are mini tartlets, typically made with milk and eggs. I had a go at veganising them, and the result is absolutely delicious! These tartlets are supposed to have a very moist sponge, just a little more consistent than a cheesecake. Super easy to make too, not too… Continue reading Orange mini cheesecakes

Portuguese Sweets, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

Queen’s Bun

'Bolo Rainha' and 'Bolo Rei' are typical Christmas sweets in Portugal. I was never a massive fan of either of them. 'Bolo rei' (king's bun) has a lot of crystallised (candied) fruit, which I don't fancy. 'Bolo Rainha' (Queen's bun) has raisins and sultanas (and dried cranberries sometimes) and I really dislike any of these.… Continue reading Queen’s Bun