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How to Make a Simple Portuguese Clam Stew

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It’s hard to beat a good Portuguese seafood stew. Caldeirada (a fish stew), mariscada (a shellfish stew), shrimp mozambique (a shrimp stew), Portuguese-style paellas or any of the variety of spicy stews are almost indescribably delicious. But they can be intimidating to make at home. This simple Portuguese clam stew recipe is a much simpler […]

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Simple Shrimp Mozambique Recipe

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Shrimp Mozambique is one of those fascinating recipes that exist only in small regional pockets of the United States. Though the name suggests it’s an African dish, it’s actually Portuguese so you’ll often hear it referred to as Portuguese Shrimp Mozambique. You’ll find it in the Portuguese communities on the southern coast of New England […]

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Portuguese Clam Chowder

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Few New Englanders are aware that there’s another type of clam chowder in New England that is a tomato-based red clam chowder. This may be shocking to most New Englanders who once tried to criminalize adding tomatoes to chowder. But in pockets around New England, there’s exists a little-known Portuguese clam chowder that bears little resemblance […]

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How to Make a Portuguese Fish Chowder (Two Different Ways)

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Traditional Portuguese cuisine has melded into traditional New England cuisine in some very cool and creative ways along the southeastern coast of Massachusetts (and Rhode Island), where large numbers of Portuguese immigrants settled in the first half of the 20th century. The two Portuguese fish chowder recipes below are a great example of that. The […]

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Portuguese Kale Soup (Video Recipe)

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No matter how I often I make Portuguese kale soup, the first sip from every newly made pot confirms why I love it so much.  Earthy, smoky and spicy, it has a way of both stimulating and calming my mind and body at the same time. That stimulating effect actually comes from the sausage.  Traditionally, […]

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