Feel free to browse the new recipes that are frequently posted.



My two cookbooks, Authentic Portuguese Cooking and Portuguese Homestyle Cooking, take you on a culinary journey into the food and history of Portugal.


Ana Patuleia Ortins

born and raised in Peabody, Massachusetts. In the 1930s, her father Rufino & his family emigrated to the USA from Galveias, as small town in the Alentejo region of Portugal.


Cooking Classes

Take an authentic Portuguese cooking class in the comfort of your home. I will plan a custom menu for you to cook hands-on.


It’s impossible not to fall in love with Portugal. It is known for its old-fashioned traditions and rustic seafood cuisine. Whether it’s the Algarve coast with stunning beaches, the upper Douro valley where port wine grapes grow or living the high life in Bairro Alto that intrigues you, Portugal has something for everyone.