Porto Traditional Fish Cakes


Hello, today I bring to blog a traditional recipe of my great and beautiful Porto in Portugal. This recipe is made by any mum or grandmother and grandfather and is passed to generations and I ??? Of course not escaped!
And a dish that we like, but very caloric but  you can make version in the Actifry and is much lighter and you can use coconut oil am instead of regular oil.
I hope you enjoy!


1 or 2 slices of desalted cod
3 eggs
1 cup (of tea) of wheat flour
1 large onion
1 bunch of parsley
1/2 cup of milk
1 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
50gr black olives sliced thinly
oil to fry
Salt at your taste

In a bowl put the parsley and onion finely chopped, eggs, flour, milk, olive oil and season with pepper and salt. Mix up well until smooth but consistent look (if necessary add a little water). Then blanch cod in boiling water and clean the skin and bones and break in pieces, mix the batter and fry spoonfuls of cooked in hot oil, put the fish cakes on paper towels. I used a fish mold to do, put mold in the oil and let it warm up and put dough in oil before turning remove and fry the other side.

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Cod Stewed in the Oven


Hello today i bring blog tradicional Portuguese dish , very easy to do. Family W. love any dish contain cod and in my country there is 1000 ways to cook it. I hope you like it !!! Look a bit messy but comfort food never look good , the way our nannys cook. Well we are 2016 but dish is vintage piece from Portugal.Thanks for you visit !!!


800 g of desalted Cod
1 red pepper
1 Yellow Bell Pepper
1 onion
100 ml water
4 tsp olive oil
4 large potatoes (1kg)
sweet peppers
2 bay leaves
3 cloves garlic
250 ml of white wine dry
pepper (I used spicy)
1 sausage good quality(tradicional portuguese called alheira)
1 sweet potato (mine had 350g)
Black olives

Preheat the oven 180 ° C to heat.
Peel the potatoes and sweet and regular break the slices, wash the potatoes. Reserve.
Place all ingredients in a big tray,
use my clay tray from home Portugal I’m used to cook with.
Finely chop garlic, cut the peppers strips, peel onion and cut the slices.
Put onion in the bottom of the pan, pot or tray.
In the center put the cod and sausage over cod, potatoes around cod.
On top of all pour olive oil, wine, water, sweet peppers, paprika, bay leaves, garlic, salt
and spicy or pepper.
Place in the oven for 45 min./180ºC.
First half hour I used silver foil on top of the cod to not burn and then the other 15 minutes used to toast the potatoes.
At the end of the parsley and olives before serving.

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Tomato Risotto with Grilled Seabass and Drizzle Pesto


Today i bring to blog Seabass and risotto recipe , Seabass is king of ocean . I hope you like it , i enjoy every bit of it =) Pesto is homemade and i will add recipe later .

Ingredients :

1 1/2 cup Arborio rice
1 large onion, chopped
2 tablespoons (soup) of chopped leeks
2 large ripe tomatoes, seeded
1 liter of vegetable broth (used 750ml of water and 250 ml of white wine)
1/2 lemon juice
Salt and black pepper to taste kingdom
1 teaspoon (tsp) paprika powder (optional)
2 tablespoons (soup) of oil or olive oil

Heat oil in a pan and brown the onion. Add the leeks and mix well. Let it cook for a few minutes until lightly browned. Season with salt and add the Arborio rice, stirring constantly. Increase the heat, allow to determine, add a bit of vegetable broth and continue stirring. Add half of the tomatoes previously chopped seeded and in shell (if not using organic tomatoes, remove the peel).

Keep stirring and adding broth legumese wine when you feel that rice will stick to the pan. Add the paprika and continue this process stirring constantly for about 10 minutes each, always adding vegetable broth gradually, as needed. Join now the rest of the tomatoes, stirring frequently and adding more vegetable broth as needed. Check the salt and cook for about 15 or 20 minutes or until the rice is al dente.

Turn off the heat, add the black pepper freshly ground, the lemon juice.

For seabass grilled :

4 fillets sea bass, scaled and trimmed
Vegetable oil, for brushing

Brush the fish with a little oil and season with salt.Barbecue or grill for 3-4 minutes on each side until crisp and lightly golden on the outside, and cooked through.

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Cod Tart



1 base Puff Pastry
1 onion
1 Leek
100 gr. grated carrots
2 eggs
Soy cream package 1
1 dl. oil
1oogr. spinach
1 set of 300gr cod cooked and without bones and skin
Salt, Pepper, Nutmeg and garlic powder


Line a tin with puff pastry (do not forget to grease with butter the tin). In a frying pan, bring to a simmer in olive oil onion cut into half moons and the leek cut ace thinly sliced, not let it cook much, just until onion is translucent. Then add to the stew of cod and carrot chips, cook about 5 minutes. Meanwhile, beat the eggs with the cream and season with salt, pepper, nutmeg and garlic powder. Throw in tarteira the prepared cod and finally the mixture of cream. Bake in preheated oven at 180 ° C, about 30 minutes or until the pie be well cooked.

Bon Appetite!