Disclaimer: We are Azoreans! So, here at Easy Portuguese Recipes, we have a sweet tooth and love to share with you traditional recipes enjoyed for generations by our ancestors in the islands. Queijadas de Vila Franca is a traditional pastry refined by nuns in convents during the sixteen hundreds in the town of Vila Franca do Campo, island of S. Miguel.
1. In a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, mix the flour, salt, and water until a soft, pillowy dough forms that cleans the side of the bowl, about 30 seconds. 2. Generously flour a work surface and pat the dough into a 6-inch square using a pastry scraper as a guide. Flour the dough, cover with plastic wrap, and let it rest for 15 minutes. 3. Roll the dough into an 18-inch square. As you work, use the scraper to lift the dough to make sure the underside isn’t sticking. 4. Brush excess…
#PastelDeNata - This is the authentic Portuguese Custard Tarts recipe, used by a bakery in Lisbon. Use the 6 tips provided in the recipe to make a perfectly crisp and nicely browned custard tart without hassle.
~A Galao is the signature Portuguese style coffee that is most similar to a latte or cappucino. Served in a tall glass, it is rich, milky, and sweet. It is the most popular drink seen at a Portuguese coffee or pastry shop. Perfect for breakfasts or brunch, while serving in typical Portuguese style with a savory or sweet pastry on the side. Simple and easy to make~