I first made this stew for my friends Joe and Dorrie in Ohio, last season. I called it Portuguese squirrel stew at the time, but I really have no idea whether this qualifies as Portuguese. All I know is that it’s damn good.
If you search this site, you will find several recipes for various versions of pork and beans, largely because I feel the combination is divinely inspired. Feijoada is a great example of this. Most people are more familiar with the Brazilian version of this dish, but its origins are in Portugal, which ruled over Brazil
A hearty stew with homemade linguica, white beans and real Portuguese cabbage inspired by the caldo verde eaten in the Azores.
I live in California’s Central Valley, home to one of the nation’s largest Portuguese-American communities. Linguica is their national sausage, and I thought it high time I made some.
Nothing like a nasty winter rainstorm to get me braising meats — in this case a Portuguese style braised venison shank, with fresh nettles and celery root puree mixed with mascarpone cheese.