Portuguese Sweet Rice (Arroz Doce)

Easy and Creamy Portuguese Sweet Rice (Arroz Doce)

Portuguese sweet rice pudding, or Arroz Doce, as we refer to it in Portuguese, is a dessert that was very common in our household growing up.  Grandma would often make a large tray of it for our weekly Sunday family dinners at her house, a memory that I have never forgotten. Food has always been a large part of our family.  It has truly been a way of bringing us all together, and forcing us …

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Bifana de Porco/Portuguese Pork Cutlet Sandwich

Bifana de Porco / Portuguese Pork Cutlet Sandwich

Being born and raised in a Portuguese household, this Bifana de Porco/Portuguese Pork Cutlet Sandwich was often made in our home growing up.  Both mom and grandma would make this, however the recipe I’m sharing with you today is my mother’s. This sandwich tends to be a hit for it’s delicious blend of flavours — the onions, mushrooms and sweet peppers compliment the meat perfectly, creating a really nice balance.  What we also did in …

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Best Portuguese Rice

Best Portuguese Rice Recipe

As far back as I can remember, this rice dish has been a part of our family gatherings.  At our house, this Portuguese rice is served as a side to either chicken or fish. This particular recipe is my mother’s and I must say, it truly is the BEST Portuguese rice I have ever had (of course, I may be a bit biased ) , but I am equally confident in making this statement.  And …

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