Portugal is a point of view for food lovers and one of the most desirable nearby destinations for the traveler as well Porto was not going to be less (besides cheap) but where to eat in Porto and what to eat and how you can try the best dishes in Porto? Which restaurants in Porto are more recommended and what typical dishes of Portuguese cuisine are more traditional? We take you, after our trip to Porto at the end of the year, of gastronomic route through the best recipes of the country to taste in charming places (tested by us) of the beautiful city, from its Portuguese desserts to the exquisite cod recipes, going through more delicacies of one of the best cuisines in the world. Sow what you thinking? Let’s start! What are the famous dishes which you should in Porto and cannot miss are the following:
Without a doubt the typical Porto dish par excellence. It is in a toast of bread stuffed with different types of sausages and meat: Cooked ham, sausage, mortadella, a beef steak or pork, then it is covered with slices of cheese and gratin. It is served with spicy sauce made from beer and tomato. The most important thing and what gives it flavor is the sauce. All this amount of meat is usually about two fingers thick. There are the “special francesinhas” that also carry a fried egg.
Allegedly, the Francesinha was invented by an emigrant chef who returned from France. It could be because there the “croque monsieur” also make them covering them with cheese on top. La francesinha You have to eat with a knife and fork. We can share the francesinha between two by the forcefulness of the dish. Ideally, drink it with a Portuguese beer such as Sagres or Super Bock.
A delicacy can be as simple and delicious as this snack. Marinated pork is served in a slightly spicy sauce – and quite addictive – between two rolls. It is ideal to accompany with a Super Bock, the local beer. Great recognition in Porto have the bifanas and other snacks of Casa Guedes and Conga. We also had another targeted site, Taxca. It was here that we premiered with Portuguese cuisine. Upon entering, we find a very economical place to have tapas in a typical plan and with really tasty snacks. Just be prepared to pretend and suck your finger sauce.
Porto’s Stylish Guts Dishes
Porto’s stylish guts dishes are the guts of cow. It is a recipe that dates back to the fifteenth century. People of Porto to deliver all the food and the city was left with only the guts. They are the most characteristic dish of Porto, by which its inhabitants receive the affectionate nickname of Tripeiros. It is served with legumes, and today many other stewed meats are added, in addition to chicken and ham.
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- The Cod: the Portuguese have many ways to prepare the cod. It is not a particularly cheap dish but being one of the specialties of Portugal is very popular and some sites offer it as a dish of the day at a good price.
Octopus, Prawns and Seafood
They are part of many Portuguese recipes. The octopus can be baked or grilled. Prawns are almost always accompanied by rice with beans, as well as chips and salad. Next to Porto, in Matosinhos is where we will find the best seafood restaurants, we can go by subway.
If you like to have a salty breakfast and have a good appetite in the morning, you should try the Portuguese boats. It is a kind of mixed sandwich with puff pastry and they are delicious. You can also find them with other more filling or even vegetarian fillings so they are an ideal snack to eat in Porto for very little money. You can find them at the Confeitaria Belo Mondo, in the Rua Santa Catarina.
An essential dish in the warm months, the best time to try this grilled fish with potatoes and salad. If you also want to take them as a souvenir, stop by Casa Oriental. It is a gift shop that is a tribute to this fantastic product. Here you can buy cans of sardines in olive oil dedicated to each year, with the most remarkable events that took place. Very beautiful but a little more expensive than in any supermarket. Each can be priced at 7 euros and must be billed to get on the plane. If you want to eat more and want to o try the best dishes in Porto than Withlocals will provide a complete guide.