How to make Portuguese style Piri-Piri sauce recipe. Clear jar containing sauce.

How to make Portuguese style Piri-Piri sauce [Recipe]

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If you’ve come across a Nando’s, you probably know that Piri Piri chicken has a Portuguese connection. The chain was set up by a Portuguese immigrant in South Africa and Portuguese people love chicken barbequed with Piri Piri. You will find a jar of Piri Piri sauce is most Portuguese households and certainly in all restaurants. My dad kept one he …

the role of food in raising bilingual children - Food is culture mural in Lisbon.

Fish, coffee and custard pastry – the role of food in raising bilingual children

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This post needs a disclaimer – I love food and it plays a huge role in my life. Some people may not feel so strongly about it. If that’s the case, they still may find this post about the role of food in raising bilingual children interesting in guiding their bilingual journey. Food as culture Most people will agree that …

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KeepCup reusable coffee cup review 

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*This post includes affiliate links. I only recommend products that I like. See disclaimer for details It’s no secret that I’m a coffee lover, and a coffee lover needs a respectable reusable cup. I ADORE good coffee. The smoothness and flavour of a good coffee give me immense pleasure. It makes me so happy! But let’s be honest I’m an addict, I …

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Our first Christmas back home and impact on language acquisition

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This was supposed to be our first Christmas as a family back ‘home’. I flew over with the 2 and 4 year olds and Daddy was to follow a few days later, due to work commitments. Things did not go to plan… Daddy fell ill and was not able to fly on doctor’s orders. And that’s how the girls and …