What can be a Portuguese cooking experience?
A Portuguese cooking experience happens 7 days per week in Lisbon. The Portuguese capital receives thousands of people everyday. They arrive from all Continents since they have origin on different countries.
What can you expect from a Portuguese cooking experience is something unique. A blend of knowledge on Portuguese Traditional culinary and conventual sweets. Singular trips to the world of flavors. A journey during centuries because the influence of the Age of Discoveries is present on Portuguese traditions.
Foreigners that visit Portugal will discover amazing fresh seafood because Portuguese have it fresh six days per week. Our tip is that you avoid seafood dishes on Mondays, since fisherman don´t fish on Sundays.
It is also strange from a huge percentage of foreigners that Portuguese are the main consumers of codfish . Some of the most typical cod fish dishes are Codfish Brás Style, Codfish with Cream or even Codfish Zé do Pipo Style ( Recipe available online ) .
A Portuguese cooking experience can be also meat. If you are a meat lover, you will be happy to know that the locals consume mainly Pork and chicken . However, Portugal has an amazing diversity of dishes based on rabbit, beef , duck ( Duck Rice for example ).
The local gastronomy will be excellent also for gluten or lactose intolerants. You will have so many options available that to choose the best, is real the issue.
Vegans will have problems to taste the real food based on Portuguese traditional gastronomy.