Have you ever wondered about the origins of the Portuguese language? Throughout history, the Iberian Peninsula was populated and governed by several different nations. This rich and fascinating blend of influences is reflected in both our language and our culture. (Note: This episode is a rare exception to our “Shorty” format, as it is about […]
Learn how to order a coffee in Portugal, a task more complex than it seems! There are several types available and the lingo can vary from city to city. Don’t miss out on Portugal’s coffee culture, an essential part of daily life!
Food Storage There are many different places and containers you can use to store or preserve food. Food that can be stored at room temperature can be placed in the , in the , or right on the or . Fruit, in particular, can be put in a , which might be a bowl, basket, […]
Food groups are convenient to help us learn food-related vocabulary in a more organized way.
Dairy Products – Laticínios
|Portuguese Term||English Translation|
|o leite (pl. leites)||milk|
|o iogurte (pl. iogurtes)||yogurt|
|o queijo (pl. queijos)||cheese|
|a manteiga (pl. manteigas)||butter|
|o gelado (pl. gelados)||ice cream|
|a nata (pl. natas)||cream|
Leite, iogurte and queijo are a part of many Portuguese people’s breakfasts and snacks. Queijo, in particular, is very important and there are several tasty varieties. As for leite, there are at least three types:
Being the food lovers that we are, we use lots of different expressions in Portuguese to describe the food we eat or how we feel about eating it.
Hunger and Satisfaction