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Karl’s Portuguese Salt Cod and Potato Casserole

Adapted from a chef Manuel Azevedo recipe

Traditionally this dish is serves as a casserole. Chef Azevedo, born on the island of São Jorge in the Azores, turns this Portuguese dish upside down. This allows the exposed codfish to brown slightly and the layer of potatoes on the bottom to crisp.

Karl’s Portuguese Salt Cod and Potato Casserole

Karl’s Portuguese Salt Cod and Potato Casserole

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Karl’s Caldo Verde (Portuguese Kale Soup)

Adapted from a Leite’s Culinaria recipe

Most of the people of Portuguese ancestry in San Jose actually come from the Azores. Although many families have been here for more than one hundred years, they still maintain a strong sense of cultural identity and family ties to the home islands. If they have room in their yard for a garden, you may be sure that kale is growing in there. Caldo Verde, green broth, a kale and potato soup is a staple of Portuguese cuisine.

Karl’s Caldo Verde (Portuguese Kale Soup)

Karl’s Caldo Verde
Portuguese Kale Soup

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