Octopus in Oil in Portuguese Recipe

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Polvo a lagareiro-a classic Portuguese version of cooking octopus. Polvo-actually, an octopus. Lagareiro is a local term for a person working on the production of olive oil. Therefore, it is difficult to translate the name of the dish into any other language. At the same time, calling it “octopus in Portuguese” is quite accurate and close to the truth.

Cakes “Pastel de Nata” Recipe

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Pastel de nata – the main Portuguese sweet, a cake with a basket of puff pastry with custard. Most Portuguese pastries are made exclusively from yolks. The reason for this is the era of great geographical discoveries. Back then, Portugal had the best fleet in the world, and it took a lot of egg whites to whiten the sails of all the ships, and the yolks were left out of business. So that the product was not lost, they went their own way and began to widely use egg yolks in cooking. Recipe pastel de Nata was invented in the 18th century by monks at the Jerónimos monastery. And still there is an establishment near the monastery where they sell those cakes, the recipe of which is kept in the strictest secret. However, pate de Nata began to be reproduced throughout the country and now they are served in many places. And every year there is a competition for the best pate de Nata.

Wine Marmalade Recipe

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To be honest, I only like alcohol in the candy filling. So when I came across this recipe, I circled around it for a long time thinking about whether to do it or not. But my curiosity got the better of me and I really liked it. The main thing is to stop in time, because in the head they can give as well as ordinary wine. And marmalade is made very simply and only from 3 ingredients.