Aromas and flavours that capture the very essence of the land.
Central Portugal boasts fine wines, good food and unparalleled hospitality.
This region is known for raising cuisine to a work of art. The famous Lafões veal is a good example.: The meat is slow cooked until it´s amazingly tender and juicy.
As for confectionery, Vizela pastry strikes the perfect balance between the delicacy of the extra-fine, crispy dough and the smooth texture of the custard filling. “Ovos moles”, a local delicacy made from egg yolk and sugar in Aveiro, in the central coastal region, is almost impossible to turn down.
Before that, however, we suggest a unique snack,: garlic sausage balls with genuine Serra da Estrela cheese. Indeed, the region´s sausages and cheeses are gastronomic specialities that are really worth trying, accompanied by one of the excellent Dão wines.
Lafões Veal recipe:
- Veal (3 hours in the oven)
- Sauteed Greens