Install Portuguesepedia’s WebApp directly from your browser. Here are the instructions for different devices:

Android Devices

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Tap the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Similar steps apply to Firefox and Microsoft Edge web browsers.

iOS Devices

Using Safari:

  1. Open Safari and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Share: Tap the "Share" button (square with an arrow).
  3. Add: Scroll down and tap "Add to Home Screen."
  4. Name: Edit the name if desired, then tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Tap the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Windows Devices

Using Edge:

  1. Open Edge and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Install: Click the "Install" icon in the address bar or go to the menu (three dots) > "Apps" > "Install this site as an app."
  3. Confirm: Click "Install."
  4. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your Start Menu or Desktop.

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.

macOS Devices

Using Safari:

  1. Open Safari and go to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Add: Click the "Share" button > "Add to Home Screen."
  3. Name: Edit the name if desired, then tap "Add."

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your Applications folder.

Linux Devices

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and go to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your app launcher.

Using Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three lines) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Click "Add."

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Portuguese Vocab for Foodies: Dining Out in Portugal

Portugal is a haven for foodies! From the freshest seafood to hearty stews and delicious desserts, Portuguese cuisine will tantalize your taste buds. Let’s master a few essential Portuguese words and phrases to enhance your dining experience.

Entradas – Appetizers

  • Pão: Bread. The Portuguese eat a lot of bread and the waiter will most likely ask if you’d like some bread while waiting for your order (often served with olive oil, butter, and pâté).
  • Broa de milho: Cornbread, very popular all across the country. 
  • Azeitonas: Olives, a staple in Portuguese cuisine.
  • Manteiga: Butter, a versatile ingredient used in various dishes.
  • Patê de atum: Tuna pâté, a creamy spread often served as an appetizer.
  • Patê de sardinha: Sardine pâté, a tangy and flavorful appetizer.

Sopas – Soups

  • Sopa de peixe: Fish soup, a hearty and comforting dish.
  • Sopa de legumes: Vegetable soup, a light and refreshing option.
  • Caldo verde: A thick and creamy soup made with potatoes, kale, and chouriço sausage.

Prato principal – Main Course

  • Bacalhau à Brás: Codfish and egg scrambled with potatoes and onions, a signature Portuguese dish.
  • Francesinha: A grilled sandwich filled with meat, sausage, and cheese, topped with a rich tomato and beer sauce.
  • Leitão assado: Roast suckling pig, a decadent and flavorful dish very popular around central Portugal (Coimbra, Mealhada).
  • Frango assado: Roast chicken, a classic and popular choice.
  • Peixe grelhado: Grilled fish, a simple yet flavorful way to enjoy fresh seafood.

Sobremesa – Dessert

  • Pastel de nata: A custard tart, a must-try Portuguese dessert.
  • Serradura: Sawdust pudding, a delicious treat that gets its name from the use of crushed cookies (which resemble sawdust when layered in the dish).
  • Arroz doce: Sweet rice pudding, a creamy and comforting treat.
  • Maçã cozida: Stewed apples, a classic Portuguese dessert.

Essential Phrases for Dining Out

  • Boa noite (Good evening): The customary greeting when dining out in the evening.
  • Uma mesa para dois, por favor (A table for two, please): Request a table for two when arriving at the restaurant.
  • O que recomendam? (What do you recommend?): Ask the waiter for their recommendations.
  • Queria um (I would like a): Use this phrase before ordering your dish.
  • Uma garrafa de água, por favor (A bottle of water, please): Order a bottle of water to accompany your meal.
  • A conta, por favor (The bill, please): When you’re ready to pay, request the bill.

Now you are all set to embark on your Portuguese culinary adventure. Bom apetite!

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