Tag: Porto

Manteigaria pasteis pastel de nata porto

Pastéis de Nata

Portugal’s most famous sweet treats are the pastéis de nata. We already knew to keep an eye out for them when we got to Porto, but then these sweet little egg custard tarts were hard to miss. Also called pastel de nata, or just “natas”, they decorated the […]

Ribeira District Porto Portugal

A Glimpse of Porto, Portugal

This autumn we spent nearly a month in Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. Porto sits on the north bank of the Douro River, where the river empties out into the Atlantic Ocean. Portugal is historically a seafaring culture, so much of their food comes from the […]