Bacalhau is the Portuguese word for cod and in a culinary context dried and salted cod. Bacalhau dishes are common in Portugal. There is said to be over 1000 recipes in Portugal alone and it can be considered the iconic ingredient of Portuguese cuisine.
Aguardente is a very nice digestive full of flavours like coffee, chocolate and caramel. It is a Portuguese liquor and the name derives from Água ardente, translated: fiery water.
The Portuguese food is amazing. It is packed with flavours and full of love. Some dishes will appear quickly on the table and others will take hours and hours to prepare.
There are two ingredients that you have to love when you start experiencing the Portugese kitchen. Garlic and coriander.