Guimarães' Gastronomy

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The traditional cuisine of Guimarães is very varied and rich. Within the many dishes we highlight: Sopa de Nabos (Turnip Soup); Cabrito Assado Rojões (pork dish); Arroz de Pica no Chão (a kind ofChicken Stew); Bacalhau no Assado (Codfish in the Oven); Bacalhau com Migas Broa (Codfish with Corn Bread); Vitela Assada (Roast Veal); Capão no Forno (Capon in the Oven); Ensopado de Borrego (Goat Stew) and Arroz de Polvo (Octopus Rice).

To accompany these delicacies the region has excellent white and red  Vinho Verde ("green wine") .

With regard to sweets, Guimarães offers true delights. In this city you will be able to delight in the famous Guimarães Pies, a sweet whose origin is attributed to the Convent of Santa Clara de Guimarães; Sopa Dourada Rica; (Pão de Ló do Convento de Santa Rosa; Rabanadas Vimaranenses, Rabanadas Vimaranenses and Douradinhas.

When passing through Guimarães these wonders you must taste.