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Portuguese style Lobster (Lagosta Suada)

Seafood done the Portuguese way is always good. Being historically a seafaring culture Portuguese cuisine has honed the best possible ways to cook all types of Seafood. We are going to show you how to make Lagosta Suada, which is Portuguese style Lobster dish from the region of Peniche. It is quite simple and easy to make, so try it out and tell us what you think.
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Portuguese Crab Salad (Salada de Caranguejo)

This is a great recipe for the summer, it is a simple and easy traditional Portuguese crab salad recipe, known as Salada de Caranguejo. It resembles a Portuguese tuna salad but with some delicious crab meat and some good quality mayonnaise it really makes this recipe stand out. This is a great appetizer for summer barbeques or even as a light lunch.

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Azorean Clams and Rice (Lapas com Arroz)

Lapas, also known as Limpet clams, are a very popular and traditional eat in the islands of the Azores in Portugal. They are absolutely my favorite clams and Lapas com Arroz is one of my favorite Azorean recipes. They are relatively small but have a stronger flavor than most regular clams and are perfect for cooking with different ingredients. This recipe utilizes these clams in combination with some rice and some other ingredients but only to further complement the flavor of the clams, which is the most important part.
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Portuguese Pasta with Clams and Chouriço

Here is a recipe for Portuguese Pasta with Clams and Chouriço. It is a deliciously traditional and hearty Portuguese dish which provides many of the best flavors in Portuguese cooking. Flavorful and a bit spicy Portuguese chouriço in combination with some perfectly cooked clams makes for a very tasty dish which is sure to impress. You must find Portuguese style chouriço for this dish, Spanish chorizo will not do as many recipes will have you think, it just does not contain the rich flavor and spicy kick you find in Portuguese chouriço. Try it out and tell us what you think!
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Recipe of the Day: Lulas Frita (Fried Squid)

Lula Frita, or fried squid, is a delicious and popular Portuguese seafood dish. As Portugal has always been seafaring nation historically, our cuisine has always been based upon food coming from the ocean. Because of this, Portuguese cuisine has honed the art of cooking fish and seafood, even introducing fried fish to the British and tempura to the Japanese in the 16th and 17th centuries.
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Arroz com Marisco

Arroz com Marisco is a signature Portuguese seafood and rice dish combining mussels, prawns, and clams. Arroz com Marisco utilizes many typical Portuguese ingredients to create an intensely flavorful seafood dish. It is like Spanish paella but a bit more like a stew, as it isn’t completely reduced like paella. The rice also has a sticky texture similar to an Italian risotto.
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