Top 3 Portuguese food for lunch/dinner

We have to start saying IM SORRY. This list is extremely hard to make and to decide what to recommend, but we have to do a list to help, specially those travelers that doesn't have too much time here. Of course you can send us recommendations about other dishes you liked and ask us about … Continue reading Top 3 Portuguese food for lunch/dinner

Food: 3 entrée you should have in Portugal

When comes to food, Portugal is a place that makes you confused. Not because you can't "understand" what is on your plate but because the thousands of choices that makes your hunger even bigger! Us, from The Lisboetas, want to give you some tips about what to order. We will first give you some tips … Continue reading Food: 3 entrée you should have in Portugal

Reading tips: Novels set in Lisbon

Lisbon books

The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon by Richard Zimler Essentially a murder mystery story that takes place in 1506, this seething drama is set against a backdrop of Christian against Jew. As Christianity sweeps Portugal, the Jews continue to practice their faith in secret whilst atrocities occur all around them. The narrator of the novel is … Continue reading Reading tips: Novels set in Lisbon

Portuguese chouriço..nhamy!

     The chouriço or chouriça are the traditional portuguese sausages made of pork, fat and otras cositas mas. The spices that made the taste soo good varies by region and producer of this traditional portuguese food. When the sausages are filled up, they are then hung in the smokehouse individually, when they get ready they have the shape of a horseshoe. The casings can be natural or synthetic, made of natural source materials.      Alexandre Dumas, in his book, Grand dictionnaire de cuisine from 1850, says: "the chouriço pork has, in any case, all the bad qualities of that animal, and the way is prepared makes it even more indigestible."(lol). We highly disagree with this genius writer. Actually we recommend you to try. The best is to grill in ceramic pots. History     … Continue reading Portuguese chouriço..nhamy!