Posts tagged portugal
Morel Mushrooms, Spinach & Eggs

Morels, with their tall hollow elf house like honeycomb exteriors, begin popping up in pastures, orchards and meadows in late spring—one of the few species of mushrooms in the world that is foraged long before the autumnal equinox when most mushroom species are plentiful.

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Pastéis de Nata

What do early 19th century Portuguese Monks do when they need to earn a steady income? They learn to bake and sell pastries. And none is so famous as the Pastéis de Nata egg pastry that may be found at nearly every bakery and coffee shop in Lisbon. Crispy on the outside, sweet and creamy on the inside,  the pastel de nata is a local treasure. Hot out of the oven they are at their best.

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