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This is a list of Portuguese dishes and foods. Despite being relatively restricted to an Atlantic sustenance, Portuguese cuisine has many Mediterranean influences. Portuguese cuisine is famous for seafood.[1] The influence of Portugal's former colonial possessions is also notable, especially in the wide variety of spices used. These spices include piri piri (small, fiery chili peppers) and black pepper, as well as cinnamon, vanilla and saffron. Olive oil is one of the bases of Portuguese cuisine, which is used both for cooking and flavouring meals. Garlic is widely used, as are herbs, such as bay leaf and parsley. Portuguese beverages are also included in this list.

Portuguese dishes

Breads

Cheeses

Desserts and sweets

A bola de Berlim from Portugal

Sausages

Soups and stews

Beverages

Alcoholic beverages

Regional specialities

A Bolo do caco stand in Madeira

See also

References

  1. ^ "Portuguese food". baidu. Retrieved 10 October 2015.