Braga traditional dishes
The city of Braga offers to its visitors a rich, succulent and diversified cuisine, in accordance with the tradition of several generations, with codfish dishes on top of the preferences.
The landscape’s diversity and the influences inherited from other people are elements that help to explain the wide range of gastronomic specialities.
Braga’s culinary art is well-known, not only for the variety of menus but also for the care and freshness put into food preparation and confection.
The region’s famous young wine, white or red, goes quite well with any dish you choose.
It is in pastry and desserts that Braga’s cuisine is most original and refined, with the “Abade de Priscos” pudding, the traditional pilgrims’ cakes and dry biscuits to serve with tea, as well as other specialities enriched by the long monastic and popular tradition.
In Braga, the most famous local dishes are:
- Bacalhau à Braga
- Papas de Sarrabulho
- Rojões à Minhota
- Cabrito Assado à Moda de Braga
- Vitela Assada
- Arroz “Pica no Chão”
- Arroz de Pato à Moda de Braga
- Bacalhau à Moda do Minho
- Caldo Verde c/ Broa de Milho
The most famous desserts and traditional sweets:
- Pudim Abade de Priscos
- Cavacas de Morreira
- Fatias doces de Braga
- Broinhas de St.º António
- Charutos de Chila
- Moletinhos do dia de S. Vicente
- Doce Branco
- Viúvas de Braga
- Bolo-Rei normal e de chila
- Leite Creme
- Viúvas (Convento dos Remédios)