Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Oudjaar (Ano Velho) / Nieuwjaar (Ano Novo)

Oudjaar (Ano Velho/Old Year)...

(Thank you, Aledys, for your mail with the correction of my dutch mistakes ;) Besos)

Our Typical Portuguese Christmas Meal at Christmas Eve

Bacalhau com todos ( Boiled Atlantic Cod Fish...with carrots, eggs, vegetables, potatoes,..) Click on the link to see the recipe. It is in portuguese, but you can translate with the help of Babel Fish.

From Natal 2009


Our Typical Meal at Christmas Day

Roupa Velha (lit. "Old Clothes") is made of Bacalhau com Todos rests.

From Natal 2009


Nieuwjaar (Ano Novo /New Year)

On the first day of the year (after drinking champagne and eating 12 passas around midnight), we ate Caldo Verde, the most famous portuguese soep. If you click on the link, you can read the recipe in english. Caldo Verde is served on a typical tigela de barro.

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We ate our hot Caldo Verde after seeing the fireworks at our street ;)

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The first day of the year was beautiful...:)

Our garden...

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the lake...

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the evening was in Amsterdam...

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the dinner...

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was at Sea Palace, a chinese restaurant...

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Happy New Year!

8 comments:

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Sandra dearest!!! WE EAT BACCALAO TOO! Oh, what wonderful pictures of what I think was the best Christmas ever for me. You must have had a wonderful time! THank you for this feast! Bisous, Anita

Margarida Elias said...

Que bonitas fotogrfias! E a comida deu-me muita fome...

Pedro Teixeira said...

Até a malga com a inscrição "caldo verde" :) Belo pitéu bem português sim senhora e ao ver as fotos...até me dá um barulho no estômago ao pensar das sandes que vou ter ao almoço. O belo do ano para o presépio

Presépio no Canal said...

Fizeste-me rir, Pedro! ))) essa do barulho do estômago e das sandes...muito boa!muito boa! ;)

Beijos e Bom Ano! ;)

Luisa Moreira said...

S.

Desejo-lhe um bom ano.

Lindas fotos, como sempre

Beijinho

Luisa

Aledys Ver said...

Oh thanks for the photos, I was curious about the bacalhau! I'll check out the recipe. I love the idea of the roupa velha. It's very cool to have special dishes for the festivities, isn't it?
You also have the 12 passas on Christmas Eve? No grapes? In Argentina it's raisins that we have, but because it's summer and there are no grapes yet.
Beijo.

Presépio no Canal said...

Raisins, indeed :) and a wish for each ;)
Besos

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh Sandra, you are so kind to come to visit my cold world here! I do not know what book the Camus quote comes from; I just had it written down from college days and I verified it on line....but no reference to a certain book. Isn't that a wonderful truth? OH and I was looking at your incredible food and your meat stew...we have one similar called Ropa Vieja!!! Small world...Bisous ma chère amie, Anita