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Portugal is no exception when it comes to baking bread. Portuguese
bread can be made with from wheat, rye, corn, and oat and then mixed
with herbs, fruits, meats and other tasty items. The most common
type of bread is made with wheat flour. There are many variations of
bread some of which originate from ancient times and are sometimes
quite localised to a rural area or a town. Variations have
expanded in number due to the availability and distribution of new
products and more recently some experimentation (especially by various
chains of large supermarkets).
- French styled "baguette" bread.
- Soft baked wheat bread with pieces of ham, bacon, or sausage.
de Berlin -A small round cake, sometimes filled with
Bolo do Caco
- These are muffin style breads with sweet potato to be found on Madeira Island.
Bolo de Carne da Casa
- Bread flavoured with local meats.
Bolo de Ferradura
- Bread sweetened and flavoured with anise and lemon and normally given as gifts from the bride to her guests.
Broa Milho Amarela Tradiēional -
Traditional corn bread.
Broa de Carne e Chouriēo -
Traditional corn bread with a meat and sausage filling.
Broa de Centeio - Originating from Torres Vedras and Matosinhos.
Broa de Maēć e Passas -
Corn bread with a filling of apple and raisons
Broa de Milho
- Very dense corn bread found in the Tras-Os-Montes region.
Broa de Milho com Chouriēo - Originating from Torres Vedras.
- A bread roll mainly found in the central part of Portugal.
Croissant Integral -
A French style "croissant" made with whole wheat bread.
- A French style "croissant".
Folar da Pįscoa
- A sweet Easter bread flavoured with anise and seeds. (There are many versions of this bread).
Folar da Presunto e Linguiēa
- Puff pastry with cubes of cured ham and sausage.
Folhado de Salsicha -
Puff pastry filled with sausage meat.
- There are many variations of this popular wheat bread
- Speciality of the Alentejo using soaked bread crumbs that are fried in butter and flavoured with garlic and herbs
Pćes de Leite -
Sweet corn bread.
- These are crusty rolls made from just flour, water and salt.
- A wheat bread rather dense from the Alentejo region and used in preparing the dish Aēorda.
Pćo de Arroz com Limćo e Coentros
- Tasty bread made with rice flour, salted lemons, coriander and hot peppers.
Pćo de Batata
- Bread made from the mixture of wheat flour and potatoes.
Pćo de Cabeēa
- A wheat bread from the Alentejo region.
Pćo Caseiro -
Home made bread.
Pćo de Casa com Chouriēo -
Home made bread filled with sausage meat.
Pćo de Centeio
- Thick rye bread to be found in northern Portugal.
Pćo Cereais -
Normally whole wheat bread mixed with different seeds.
Pćo de Centeio Escuro
- Dark thick rye bread to be found in northern Portugal.
Pćo com Chouriēo
- Wheat bread stuffed with Portuguese sausage similar to a "hot-dog".
Pćo por Deus
- On All Saints day children tour villages asking for this bread. In return people give them a version
of "Bolo de Ferradura" made also from pastry with raisins and pine nuts.
Pćo com Leitćo -
Home made bread with pieces of suckling pig.
Pćo de Casa com Sultanas e Nozes -
Home made bread filled with nuts and sultanas.
Pćo com Chouriēo de Porco Preto -
Home made bread with sausage meat from sweet pigs.
Pćo Fibras -
Home made bread mixed with cerials.
Pćo de Fōrma -
White sliced bread.
Pćo Milho com Girrasol -
Corn bread with sunflower seeds.
Pćo Prockorn -
Bread with cereals.
Pćo de Queijo -
Home made bread flavoured with cheese.
Pćo de Saloio -
Home made bread to be found in the Lisbon region.
Pćo com Salva, Groselhas e Pistachos
- Bread with sage, pistachio nuts, currents, with orange flavour.
- A bread roll mainly found in all the regions of Portugal.
Rōsca Doce -
A sweet bread shaped like a screw.