Portuguese cuisine, although almost unknown in Europe, abounds in interesting combinations of ingredients, often completely new to our palates. By far the most popular dish of Portuguese cuisine is bacalhau. The salt-cured cod is prepared in thousands of ways and is still eaten every day by several percent of Portuguese.
Portugal, a country stretching along the ocean, offers us everything the ocean has to offer – beautiful beaches, landscapes and amazing food. It is a veritable paradise for seafood lovers, of which it offers a real wealth. One particularly popular, though almost unknown in Europe, are crustaceans called percebes. Why is it worth trying them? How to eat them? Where do they come from?