Our 2022 Portuguese Present Basket – Leite’s Culinaria

This yr’s assortment of Portuguese treats from LC is now accessible for delivery! The reward basket is stuffed with sausages, cheese, salt cod, pastes, snacks, and sweets. Plus that is the primary yr we’re together with my Style of Portugal spice mix. Completely satisfied holidays!

A wicker basket with spices, cheese, olive oil, chocolates, and a cookbook.

Bom Apetite! It’s December once more, and I’m is thrilled to associate with Portugalia Market as soon as extra to give you one other distinctive reward basket stuffed with what I feel are among the best and tastiest Portuguese merchandise.

I personally pored over the choices at Portugalia and curated this must-have assortment that may get you within the kitchen and cooking from my cookbook (included within the basket) very quickly.

Three bottles A Taste of Portugal spice blend on a terracotta surface

Whereas there are many new objects this yr, there’s one specifically that I’m fairly happy with: my A Style of Portugal spice mix. I’ve been growing it for fairly some time and am delighted that World Spice Retailers agreed to provide it. I name it “Portugal in a bottle” as a result of it has all of the flavors I grew up with in addition to cook dinner with immediately.

The reward baskets can be found as much as New 12 months’s Eve, whereas provides final!


What’s on this yr’s reward basket

The reward basket makes an exquisite vacation reward for family and friends, a company thanks, or perhaps a starter package in your favourite meals adventurer.

Questioning what to make with my spice mix?

Every 4-ounce jar packs about 1 1/2 cups (or 24 tablespoons) into it. Considered one of my all-time favourite makes use of is to sauté giant shrimp in olive oil and butter. Simply after they’re accomplished, add a number of extra tablespoons of butter and two tablespoons of the spice mix. Swirl the skillet, and it’s meal time. Ensure to have loads of crusty bread readily available for dipping!

A bowl of shrimp cooked with a Taste of Portugal spice blend.

I’ve additionally used the spice mix in marinades for Portuguese pork and clams or my mother’s Azorean carne assada, swirled it into olive oil for a dipping sauce, and rubbed it on meats that I smoked or grilled. You’ll be able to spoon some into broths, akin to my clams and sausage in a cataplana, and brines for additional taste.

A woman's hand holding a roll studded with ham above a tray of other rolls.
: Jamie Aragonez

Additionally, give these recipes on World Spice Service provider’s web site a strive: Presunto and Cheese Rolls (above), Portuguese Vinho Verde MusselsDavid Leite’s Portuguese Roast Rooster and Potatoes, and David Leite’s Favourite Portuguese Paste

The reward baskets can be found as much as New 12 months’s Eve, whereas provides final!



As soon as your pantry is totally stocked with an array of Portuguese goodies, don’t neglect to strive these different unforgettable Portuguese recipes.  All of that are certain to turn into household favorites very quickly in any respect!

Wishing you and yours a memorable, peaceable, and scrumptious vacation season!


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