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  • Language Blog

    What is the story behind the Pastel de Nata?

    The Portuguese pastel de nata is iconic. But do you know the extent the original chefs go to, to keep the recipe secret? In my latest YouTube video, pastry chef Brenda Grácio of the Lisbon Cooking Academy tells me the whole story behind Portugal’s famous custard tart, as well as where to find the best ones in Lisbon. Subtitles are available in English for beginners, or you can click settings and switch to Portuguese legendas if you are more advanced and want…

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    How to Get a Hair Cut in Portuguese

    Getting your hair cut is a BIG DEAL. I mean, you have to wear it every day, right?! So it’s a bit of a bummer when you have a breakdown in communication with your hairdresser and end up with…

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    Learn Portuguese from the Streets of Lisbon!

    One of my missions when I set up Talk the Streets was to make more video content in European Portuguese available with subtitles. When I learnt both Spanish and Portuguese, music videos (Shakira Shakira) and online news were invaluable…