Francesinha (little french girl) the queen of portuguese sandwiches, all the way from Porto. © Mónica Pinto

I used to think the Primanti was the ultimate sandwich challenge. Enter the Francesinha - The queen of portuguese sandwiches

Roasted octopus

Octopus Stew with Porto Wine,& Roasted Octopus Recipes.Pratos e Travessas: Receitas de polvo para o Natal # Octopus recipes for Christmas

Marmelada (quince paste)

I remember my dad talking about quince jam and thinking 'yuk'. Pratos e Travessas: Marmelada: fruits of fall