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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 […]

Ship Museum St. Andrew (Navio-Museu Santo Andre)

The Santo André Ship-Museum is an extension of the Ílhavo Maritime Museum. It was part of the Portuguese cod-fishing fleet and is designed to illustrate the different arts and techniques of trawling. This side trawler (used in the more “classical” form of trawling) was built in 1948, in Holland, having been commissioned by the Aveiro […]

Maritime Museum of Ilhavo – Museu Marítimo de Ílhavo

We visited this museum mainly because my father was a cod fisherman. It was a welcome to see such a huge collection of fishing memorabilia, along with a huge boat. The small town Ílhavo was quite well-known for the codfish fishermen. That was a very hard life which is quite well displayed in the museum. […]

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