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Migas à Alentejana

Migas is a unique and traditional dish in both Portuguese and Spanish cuisine. Typically served in the morning as a hearty meal, migas combine a savory bread crumb pudding with some type of meat on the side. Migas à Alentejana is the version of the dish coming from southern Portugal in Alentejo and is one of their most traditional foods. It is made with pork on the side and the leftover wheat bread which uses garlic and olive oil as the main flavor components.
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Portuguese Pork and Clams (Carne de Porco à Alentejana)

Carne de Porco à Alentejana is a traditional Portuguese Pork and Clams dish which originates in part from the Portuguese region of Alentejo. It is a true exemplification of Portuguese cuisine, simplicity, rich flavor, and unique combination of ingredients. This is seen with the combination of clams with pork, what at first might seem an unusual combination complements each other very nicely and both contribute to a rich and flavorful sauce which is truly unique. This simple and easy to make recipe lets you make this delicious Portuguese dish without the fuss.
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Simple & Easy Portuguese Bread Pudding (Barriga de Freira)

This is a simple & easy to make delicious Portuguese bread pudding, known as Barriga de Freira. Barriga de Freira, which hilariously means “a Nun’s belly”, is a delicious Portuguese take on bread pudding. Using simple ingredients as always in combination with Massa Sovada, this dish is a Portuguese dessert staple coming from the region of Alentejo. Having myself a sweet tooth, bread pudding made any way is always a treat. This is my absolute favorite way to enjoy it and I am sure you all will love it too. The recipe is very simple as are the ingredients, so try it out and tell us what you think!
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