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  • Christmas in Portugal
    When it comes down to it, Christmas traditions everywhere are basically a family or community affair.  Even in a country as small as this one, Christmas in Portugal can vary quite a bit in terms of foods eaten and local celebrations, depending upon where you are and who you’re with.  … Read more
  • Bolo Rei (King’s Cake)
    When the holiday season rolls around, the Portuguese bolo-rei cake starts making an appearance, and different variations on the theme pop up throughout Europe as well. (In New Orleans, too, for Mardi Gras.) These “king’s cakes” as they’re called in English are generally spiced, come in a ring shape, and contain … Read more

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