The Rich Flavours of Portuguese Linguiça

Portugal, renowned for its rich culinary heritage, boasts an array of delectable dishes that showcase the country’s diverse flavours. Among these culinary treasures is the beloved Portuguese linguiça, a flavourful sausage that holds a special place in Portuguese cuisine. Linguiça is a traditional Portuguese sausage made from seasoned pork, garlic, paprika, and other spices, giving

Is it chouriço or chorizo?

Contrary to popular opinion, chouriço is not the same as chorizo. There are obvious similarities, but also distinctive differences. When buying “traditional” sausages, many people refer to them as ‘chorizo’, pointing to the specific one they’d like to get. Well, the truth is the name really covers a variety of sausages, but is that enough

What is Morcela?

Morcela, or Portuguese Black Pudding, is probably the most unique thing to eat in Portuguese cooking. Morcela is blood sausage at its finest, unbelievably rich and flavourful with the perfect amount of spice. Morcela is a traditional Portuguese blood sausage that, like chouriço and linguiça, is very much a part of the Portuguese cuisine, especially around

All you need to know about chorizo

Chorizo is a name given to a variety of sausages, both fresh and cured, originating from the Iberian Peninsula (now Spain and Portugal). And it’s delicious. Nowadays, it varies from Central America to the Iberian Peninsula. When it comes to chorizo, there are a few things we all should know, from the different types to

Brazilian Feijoada

Brazilian Feijoada is a black bean and pork stew that is often served with farofa, toasted cassava flour. This comfort food is sometimes called the national dish of Brazil. Ingredients 1 pound dry black beans 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 ounces slab bacon (rind removed), diced 1 pound pork ribs, cut into individual ribs 2 chorizo sausages, sliced 1 smoked sausage, sliced 1 large onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 tomatoes, diced 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black