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Portuguese Recipes – Arroz Doce

One of my favourite Portuguese desserts is arroz doce (rice pudding), so when a friend discovered it on the wonderful Sami’s Colourful World blog, I had to make sure this was the next in my series of Portuguese recipes. Arroz…

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Algarve Orange Cake
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Chocolate and Algarve Orange Cake

It is orange season again in the Algarve and my mother-in-law’s orchard is once again laden with more sweet, ripe fruit than we can possibly know what to do with. Returning home with a bag full of oranges, my wife…

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Portuguese Cakes - Ingredients
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Portuguese Recipes – Fairy Cakes Guest Post

Portuguese cakes are a wonderful thing, and these delicate little fairy cakes my wife made for this guest post were certainly sweet and addictive. Although these cakes came from one our favourite books of Portuguese recipes, Piri Piri Starfish, I…

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Baked Peaches
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Baked Peaches with Orange Cream

There are plentiful juicy peaches and nectarines all over the Algarve at the moment and this rich but summery dessert is a delicious way to use a few of them. Recently enjoyed by our family visitors, it is adapted from…

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