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Cuisine of Terceira Island for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Be sure to try the local cuisine during your holidays on Terceira. The island chefs have been modified traditional Portuguese recipes for centuries and have come up with their own. You can visit local restaurants and taste both native local dishes and those which were brought here by Europeans and Americans in the last century. Of course, you can find many catering establishments with the most popular dishes of world cuisine: burgers, sushi or pizza. But be sure to find time and money to taste the island cuisine. Going to the restaurant, remember that local catering establishments are closed around 9-10 PM. The inhabitants of the island prefer to have an early dinner.
Once on Terceira, remember that locals love their small homeland and their national traditions. Moreover, they cannot tolerate all comparisons with the neighbours. They are especially … Open
A rather unexpected dish in the menu of Terceira restaurants is a rump, which is seasoned with spices and stewed according to the traditional recipe. This part of the chicken, usually almost not used in cooking, is a real delicacy here. Some of the quite traditional dishes are made of yams - sweet potatoes, which are prepared in several different ways and served together with very thin pork sausages called linguiça. Local sweet potatoes with pork sausage and a variety of options for stewed pork are also delicious.
Bolo levedo is often eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Locals eat it instead of bread with the main dish. But you can also eat bolo levedo separately, smeared with honey, butter or jam. Honey on the island is distinguished by its unique taste due to the presence of endemic plants. Alcatra is a separate item in the menu of any restaurant. This dish does not have a canonical recipe for cooking, but always represents several types of meat that are baked in a specially designed clay pot. Despite the abundance of fish dishes, steaks in local restaurants are incredibly delicious. However, this is not surprising, because locals have always paid much attention to meat dishes. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
If you have come to the island, be sure to visit the oldest town not only on Terceira but on all of the Azores - Angra do Heroísmo, which the locals often simply call Angra. The settlement … Open
There are many fish dishes on the menu of local restaurants. Tuna, caught in the waters of the island, is popular here, and its meat is red. Mackerel, parrot fish, swordfish, chub and a variety of seafood are stewed, fried and baked on the island. There are plenty of dishes with shrimp, shovel-bearing crayfish, and patella, which, by the way, can’t be found anywhere else outside the archipelago. Stewed Caldeirada de Congo eel and fried Albacora assada no forno tuna will definitely please the true gourmet. Don't pass by an octopus stewed in wine.
Do not pass by local cheeses. You can find all possible kinds of it on the island, ranging from hard cow cheese and ending soft salty goat and sheep cheese. Many restaurants offer a plate of assorted cheeses. Do not think that the islanders do not like the first dishes. Here you can taste the sour Caldo de Azedo soup with beans, pumpkin and sweet potatoes, several types of fish soups and Sopa de Agrião –a soup made of vegetables. Vegetarians will surely enjoy local salads, which are often prepared with a large number of unique island vegetables, fruits and spices.
Be sure to visit the Algar do Carvão cave, which is located near Porto Judeu. In fact, it is not even quite a cave, but an ancient lava crater. The cave is adjacent to the Guilherme Moniz … Open
The islanders know how to cook delicious desserts. You can try a variety of puddings (especially delicious are made with banana and pineapple), strawberry mousse, ice cream with orange peel and orange roll on Terceira. The most delicious cakes are cooked of flaky pastry with custard, chocolate and cinnamon. Local tea, coffee and a variety of fresh juices are delicious here and can be found in any cafe. Do not pass by the local beer, wine and liqueurs, which are made on the basis of passion fruit and pineapples.
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National cuisine of Portugal

In the center of the country, a roasted pig is presented as a culinary delicacy. Suckling pig thoroughly roasted on firewood being placed in a special container. The prepared dish is served with a delicious sauce. Near Coimbra, the owners of the cafe add “leitao assado” to the menu. One of the largest cities of the country, Porto, is famous for its feyzhoadu. The dish is a dense hot stew of beans, as well as baked pork and beef. Boiled rice is used as a garnish. … Open
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The dining options deserve a separate mention. The Botanica Kitchen Bar & Lounge has 80% of its menu dedicated to vegetable dishes. It mostly uses fresh local ingredients. Grilled vegetable platters cooked in a Josper charcoal oven are among the signature dishes of the Botanica Kitchen. Ultramarijn Wonderbar serves breakfast in the morning and delicious and authentic food in the evening. Don’t forget to try interesting cocktails inspired by Dutch Sea explorations. The new hotel on the Kneuterdijk is a worthy addition to The Hague, a famous travel destination and home to many international organizations. Read this

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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Terceira Island

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Terceira Island (Portugal) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Terceira Island restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Terceira Island, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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