When speaking of Portugal, you might think of the beach, forest, and mountain. But this country is more than just about tradition, hospitality, and football. One cannot talk about Portugal without mentioning the food. The Portuguese flavour, which serves from the north to the south on the tray of courtesy, filling the glasses with emotions and memorable dishes, is precisely the point that leads many travellers to linger at the table in the fascination of discovering these treasures in our gastronomy.
Today, it is all about taste. We want you to get to know some of the delicacies that mark the tradition in our country, which you may already know by heart as well as some of the best places to sample these delicacies.
Not being able to squeeze all the exquisite and flavoursome Portuguese gastronomic treasures in this article, we chose the top 5 of the flavours that, from north to south, can delight you during your stay in our country.
Francesinha is a highly respected dish throughout the country, although the northern region is the epicentre of its fame. In the unbeaten city, Porto, this is a delicacy that you will not be able to miss and that, of course, will be part of the menu of almost all the local restaurants.
It is a dish served hot, combining diverse ingredients such as meat, bread, sausage, ham, cheese and egg. And, of course, as the tradition says, all washed down with the unique francesinha sauce, with its secret yet to be revealed.