It’s not uncommon for people to confuse Portuguese food with Spanish food before they visit Portugal for the first time. The two countries are neighbors with a shared border and intertwined histories.
This dish combines local ingredients like onions, tomatoes, peppers, olive oil, and white wine and adds a melange of seafood including mussels, shrimp and clams.
Octopus fans won’t want to miss eating Polvo à Lagareiro for dinner in Portugal. As implied by the dish’s name, Polvo à Lagareiro‘s two main ingredients are octopus and olive oil.