Lisbon SeafoodLisbon lies on the coast of Atlantic Ocean and thus, variety of seafood delicacies are like by the people of Lisbon. The bacalhau or salt cod is a popular sea food delicacy, which is also considered as the Portuguese national dish. There are more than 365 ways to cook bacalhau. Some more popular fishes like sardines, octopus, lamprey, hake and a variety of shellfish are popular sea food delicacies.
Non Vegetarian delicacies of LisbonMeat widely consumed in different forms. Chicken, pork and kid are the favorites of the Lisbon natives. The most accepted ways of preparing these are by roasting and úbal, Bucelas, Carcavelos. The famous of them being "moscatel" wine variety from Setúbal. The city of Lisbon is affluent with restaurants serving scrumptious delicacies.stewing. Some mouth watering dishes are made out of unusual cuts of meat. Matança do porco, is a special dish prepared during the pig killing festival. A wide array of cured meat specialties make spicy sausages like linguiça - a processed pork sausage with garlic, onions and pepper; and chouriço - a dry, spicy sausage.
Vegetarian delicacies of LisbonCuisine of Lisbon incorporates a wide selection of vegetables including cabbage, tomatoes and onions. Feijoada is a rich bean stew, while açorda is a chummy soup of bread. Rice is the staple cereal and potatoes are widely used in these dishes. Desserts of Lisbon are mostly made of sweetened, thick, egg-based food products, flavored with cinnamon and vanilla. Some of the popular desserts of Lisbon include leite-creme, aletria, pudim flan, pasteis de nata and many others. Locally made Belem custard pies are simply irresistible.
Food specialties in Lisbon mainly include the typical country dishes like barbecued sardines,fish soups 'à fragateira', clams 'à Bulhão Pato' and several tasty dishes of codfish. Lisbon is considered as a seafood heaven, offering mussels, fresh bass, cockle, red mullets, clams and oysters, swordfish and the crustaceans.
Cheese made from the milk of goat and sheep are extensively used in Lisbon cuisine and is a favorite among the people. The pastries of Malveira, "pão de ló" of Loures, gin cakes from Sesimbra, nuts and egg products from Cascais, cheese cakes from Síntra are tempting. Lisbon is popular worldwide for its wines, prepared in the best vineyards of Colares, Set