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Celebration of the Holy Ghost

The celebration of the Holy Ghost,  Festa do Espirito Santo, according to oral history, originated from two religious experiences during the 16th century.   Since that time, particularly in the Azores, a celebratory meal of…

Massa de Pimentão -Sweet Red Pepper Paste

Popular iconic flavoring ingredient of the Alentejo. Ground salt-brined sweet red peppers are used to flavor most meats and poultry .  A distinctive flavor.  Usually additional salt is not needed when preparing a dish.     …