Pastel de Milho
In Cape Verde, you'll find the Pastel de Milho on almost every street corner, along the road at a festival and even at the market. There are several variants and believe me they are all great! This version I learned from my mother and is my favorite. In this recipe we use spicy tuna for the filling and the orange sweet potato and banana for the dough, which are mixed with fine corn flour from Valle del Sole.
Canja or Canja de Galinha traditional chicken soup that is very popular from the Cape Verdean kitchen. This delicious soup is packed with delicious vegetables such as potato, carrot and lots of chicken.
Pasteis de atum or also called pastetes.
this is tasty as a snack but also delicious as a side dish with your meal. The dough around the tuna is soft and the filling is full of delicious tuna flavor with a little spice.
Cape Verdean cooking.
Cachupa is the national dish of Cape Verde. It is a stew or corn and beans. Depending on availability, this is refined with meat, vega or fish. There are many delicious varieties of this dish.
My mother taught me how to make Cachupa and other amazing dishes.