Portuguese Sweets, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

Rice Muffins (bolos de arroz)

Happy new year!! I will start the year with this lovely sweet recipe- rice cakes! I have to be honest here, I can't remember the taste of the original rice cupcake that is usually found in every Portuguese 'Pastelaria' (didn't use to eat it that much)...BUT, I don't remember it tasting as nice as this… Continue reading Rice Muffins (bolos de arroz)

Portuguese Sweets, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

‘Pão de Deus’ (Bread of God/ ‘Arrufada’)

Have you got your mouth watering looking at these bad boys? I do! These sweet buns are just perfect... I was so happy when I found a vegan version and managed to adapt it a little bit myself. You can call it 'bread of God' or 'Arrufada' in Portugal. Try it, you will understand why… Continue reading ‘Pão de Deus’ (Bread of God/ ‘Arrufada’)

Portuguese Sweets, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

Pastéis de feijão (Butter beans pastries)

I was thinking about sweet things that I used to eat in Portugal when I was omni and "Pastéis de feijão" popped straight into my head. These pastries were a bit of a trial that came out quite good actually! I don't think it tastes like the traditional recipe, but why would I want that?… Continue reading Pastéis de feijão (Butter beans pastries)

Portuguese Sweets, Veganised traditional Portuguese dishes

Bolinho – All saints day buns

Autumn is my favourite season, mainly because I get to eat roasted chestnuts and also these delicious little cakes. Well, you can bake these anytime but to me it only really makes sense now as they are traditionally baked so kids can go from house to house on the 1st of November in Portugal asking… Continue reading Bolinho – All saints day buns