A cataplana is a Portuguese seafood dish. It is traditionally made of copper and shaped like two clamshells. A good substitute for a cataplana is a deep frying pan or saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. This helps to capture the aromas of the seafood.
This soup/stew style dish is incredibly popular in Portugal. Choose your favourite kind of seafood to tailor it exactly to your liking.
Tarte de Pascoa is a Portuguese pie traditionally eaten at Easter. With an egg and spinach filling, it makes a colourful addition to the Easter table but can be eaten all year round as an authentic Portuguese dish.
Cod features prominently in Portuguese cuisine. Try this basic recipe that has only simple ingredients but a winning combination of flavours.