sardinhas

portugal: how to eat sardinhas

Portugal, sardinhas assadas, grelhadas, before, after, antes, depois

For years I joked about making a video on how to eat grilled sardines… now that I’m guiding groups for Rick Steves in Portugal on a regular basis, I’ve been convinced to do one. Sardinhas assadas or grelhadas are a Portuguese staple, in season from the end of May to the end of October. Make no mistake; these are fresh, not canned. And because their season coincides with summer as well as Lisboa’s biggest party —the feast day of Santo António— just the smell of these yummy fish on the grill conjures up all kinds of great memories.

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