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How to Re-Hydrate Salt Cod – Bacalhau

I’ve had many requests for the process of re-hydrating salt cod (bacalhau). It’s relatively easy to do so I’ve posted some information here for those of you that are novices at cooking with the cod. For the original recipe, please visit: http://portuguesediner.com/tiamaria/hydrate-salt-cod-bacalhau/ and thank you to Tia Maria.

Crock Pot Feijoada à Transmontana

Feijoada (pronounced fay-ZWAH-da) is a delicious stew of pork and black beans that’s traditionally served over rice with fresh orange slices. In Brazil, this dish is often served on special occasions, but preparing it in a slow cooker makes it possible to serve this rich dish on the busiest weeknights. For the original recipe, please visit: http://portuguesediner.com/tiamaria/crock-pot-feijoada-a-transmontana/ and […]

The Iron Duke (Bistrô Pub & Craft Beer)

The end to a perfect trip. We leave for America tomorrow. Situated in the historic area of Aveiro. The Iron Duke with a menu of artisanal hamburgers and hot appetizers has stirred the city’s nights, recreating an intimate space for English pubs and with the knowledge in dealing with special beers, following the growing trend […]

Salt Flats of Aveiro (salinas de aveiro)

The riches of Aveiro salt in Portugal Salt is part of the daily life of practically all the cultures in the world, being used mainly in the cooking. However, in Aveiro, in the Center of Portugal, it is even more important to be part of the history of the city. Known as the “Portuguese Venice” […]

Museum of Aveiro (Museu de Aveiro)

The Museum of Aveiro is housed in the old Convent of Jesus of the female Dominican Order. This convent, one of the most ancient convents in Aveiro, dates back to the 2nd half of the 15th century. It was founded by D. Brites Leitão and D. Mécia Pereira. Princess D. Joana, daughter of King D. Afonso […]

Torreira

Flanked by dunes, Torreira Beach lies on the coastal cordon separating the Ria de Aveiro estuary from the sea ensuring that visitors, while only having to move a few meters, may opt between the open sea with its good surfing waves or the calm of the estuary, ideal for sailing or windsurfing.  The beach is […]

Lighthouse of Praia da Barra (Farol da Praia da Barra)

The Lighthouse of Praia da Barra, also known as the Aveiro Lighthouse (Portuguese: Farol de Aveiro/Farol da Praia da Barra), is an active lighthouse in the civil parish of Gafanha da Nazaré, municipality of Ílhavo, in the Portuguese district of Aveiro. Situated on the coastal Praia da Barra, at the southern margin of the Ria […]

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