Other InformationPortugal is a country filled with gastronomical traditions. The sausages, known as Enchidos, are among the best known.
The portuguese Enchidos can be fresh, in which case they must be cooked or they can be more frequently a fermented cured smoked sausage, in which case it is usually sliced and eaten without cooking. The sausages can be eaten as is (sliced or in a sandwich), barbecued, fried, or simmered in strong alcoholic beverage such as Aguardente.
Portuguese sausages are made with pork, fat, wine, and salt. Some are made with paprika, and other with blood (which is the case of the morcelas). There are many different varieties of Enchidos, changing in color, shape, seasoning and taste. Amongst many other types of Enchidos, you will find Alheira, Linguiça, Morcela, Farinheira, Chouriço, Paio and Salpicão. Check the products section on our site to learn more about our enchidos.