Monday, 20 October 2014

Typical Portuguese starters


     The spirit of traditional Portuguese cuisine can also be present in a vegetarian dinner, especially when you gather a group of friends where the only vegetarians are the hosts.
  Keeping this idea of ​​typical food adapted to vegetarian alternatives I chose some of the most  precious Portuguese ingredients such as olive oil, garlic, olives and chorizo which I used to prepare several starters, to go with  by a delicious bread, baked in a wood oven.
  The diversity of flavors helped to create a warmy and cozy environment around a good Portuguese table – a vegetarian one, of course!

(serves 4/5)

1. Starter with olives:

15 to 20 Black olives
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/4 cup of olive oil
1 + 1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp oregano

2. Starter with radishes:

8 radishes cut into thin slices
1/4 cup of olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp pepper
2 tbsp soy sauce
chopped parsley according to taste

3. Starter with chorizo​​:

1 spit for sausages
1 portuguese soy chorizo ​​
 basil leaves
1/2 garlic clove, finely chopped + 2 tbsp olive oil + 1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1. Wash the olives.
Mix the olive oil with the  balsamic vinegar. Add the oregano and then the olives. Let it stand for  20 minutes before serving.

2. Wash the radishes and cut them into very thin slices.
Mix the olive oil with the soy sauce, pepper, garlic and parsley.
Add the radishes and let them stand for 20 minutes before serving.

3. Cook the soy chorizo in the spit. Turn it for several times until nicely roasted.

Remove the skin and cut it into slices.

Garnish each slice with a basil leaf and season with chopped garlic, olive oil and vinegar.

 Bon appétit!

© veggie delicious food, October  2014

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