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Feb 1, 2011 08:26 AM

Portugese Food, Help me name this dish

About 5 years ago i took a short vacation in the Algarve region of Portugal. There was one dish that was pretty much served everywhere we went. It was sort of a stew, as i recall. I think it had rice in it, sometimes chick peas, with different meats or seafood in it. Also, if i remember correctly the dish was the same name as the pot that it was cooked in. One time, in Loule, i think i had it with octopus, and other seafood in it.

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    1. re: scarmoza

      That's it. Thanks for the speedy reply.
      I should have bought one of those while i was there, but i didn't want to worry about dragging it back. Now i wish I had one. There are no Portugese markets or restaurants where i live (Austin, TX).

        1. re: scarmoza

          yep, i really should have bought one in Portugal

          1. re: TroyTempest

            Yeah, the are bem caro. All the reason to go back to the Algarve!

            1. re: scarmoza

              i wish. BTW, Is bem caro the brand?

              1. re: TroyTempest

                Nah, bem caro means they're pretty expensive.

            2. re: TroyTempest

              Try buying at this portuguese online shop (in portuguese)


              The price range is from 19,90 to 84,90 euros plus shipping. As the price includes VAT it will be 23% cheaper for delivery outside EU.