Portuguese Cornbread

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  My bread-making skills were a little rusty, so I approached this recipe much more methodically than I would normally. I needn’t have been nervous. It was easy as could be, and my family declared it the best bread I’d ever made. Of course, if you don’t want to make it yourself, you can easily get cornbread at a Portuguese bakery.   I … [Read more...]

Clams in Cataplana with Pork, White Wine, and Coriander

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This recipe is slightly more involved than the simple clam dish Carla showed me on the video, but she was teaching me the very basics. For those of you ready for something more interesting, this dish promises a hearty meal, and a more unusual one. To be served with Portuguese cornbread, of course. (Recipe follows.) Photo by Ryan Szulz, from … [Read more...]

Portuguese Cornbread

What good are mussels without bread to sop up the broth? This was easy and delicious. … [Read more...]

Clams in Coriander Sauce

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Here Carla shows me the basics of cooking clams. Next, I'll post her original recipe for Clams in Cataplana with Pork, White Wine, and Coriander. We didn't have a cataplana, but a wok with a tight fitting lid did the trick just fine. … [Read more...]