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A Taste of Portugal

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A Taste of Portugal

When I serve Antipasti before diner, I make an easy and colorful presentation of cheeses and cured meats for my guests. What’s great about this easy appetizer is that is requires no cooking, and it’s easy cleanup since you just through away the parchment paper when you finish this wonderful sampler. My family loves both […]

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Seabra’s Marisqueira & Europa South in New Jersey Monthly

Two Portuguese restaurants featured in 285 Best Restaurants section: New Jersey Monthly Magazine! photo credit: Henrique Mano, Editor Luso American0 Newspaper   SEABRA’S MARISQUEIRA  www.njdiningguide.net/Seabras/ Seabra’s Marisqueira, is one of Newark NJ’s premier Seafood Restaurants since 1989. 87 Madison Street Newark, NJ 07105 Tel.: (973) 465-1250   EUROPA SOUTH “Portuguese food is fresh, filling and […]


Carmello’s & Little Portugal Restaurant on Fox 5 DC

General Manager, Miguel Pires of Carmello’s & Little Portugal Restaurant in Manassas Va. prepares Portuguese Cataplana for a cooking segment called; “Cooking with Tomatoes”. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/carmellos Located in the heart of Old Town Manassas, Carmello’s offers upscale fine dining. Fresh ingredients, innovative cuisine, and romantic ambience equal an unforgettable dining experience. The mixture of […]

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LaSallete Restaurant – A Taste of Portugal in Sonoma, California

  LaSalette Restaurant/By Guest Editor, Dan Dias I had always heard that California’s climate, the rich abundance of fresh seafood and locally grown produce made it similar to Portugal. Perhaps that’s why the wave of Portuguese immigrant fisherman, whalers, and farmers who arrived there, soon made it their home for many generations to come. Today, […]

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Carne de Porco à Alentejana

Carne de Porco à Alentejana is one of the most traditional Portuguese dishes found on the menus of Portuguese restaurants through out the world.  The dishes name, “Alentejana” meas that the dish comes from the Alentejo region of Portugal. The origin of its name, “Além-Tejo”, literally translates to “Beyond the Tagus” or “Across the Tagus”. […]