Menu

Please find below a sample menu, Pedro, our chef, is always adjusting the menu due to seasonal availability and trying new dishes - this spring menu is available since march 26th. The philosophy of Cozinha da Clara is to serve local Portuguese cuisine at its best – simplicity is the key.

Starters     

Contemporany 

Oxtail ravioli, made by Chef Pedro, with a ewe’s milk cheese sauce and shitake mushrooms 
        
Sautéed squid, stuffed with a black beans purée and served a touch of squid ink
 
Slow cooked quail stuffed with duck liver, served on a bed of creamy “polenta”                               
 
Traditional
 
Onion soup with traditional sausage – “Moira de Lamego”   
                                                              
Tiny crispy sardines with tomato aioli                                                                                                 
 

Main courses

Contemporany

Vegatarians

Spinach raviolis stuffed with ricotta cheese
 
Creamy polenta, sautéed vegetables & mushrooms
 
Penne with tomato sauce and seasonal roast vegetables

Desserts

Many Portuguese desserts are very sweet and quite heavy, but chef Pedro´s are the opposite – worth a try. Don’t forget a glass of Port.

Moist rich dark chocolate cake, pink pepper and yogurth ice cream
La Rosa Colheita 2008 (Vintage Tawny stlye)
 
Pedro’s interpretation of the Portuguese “pastel de nata” (creamy custard tart) with coffee flavours
20 Years Old Tawny

Almond tart with a hazelnut cream
La Rosa LBV 2013

Chef Pedro’s creme brulée
Limited edition Tawny

Orange pudding with a tangerine sorbet
Passagem 10 years old Tawny

A selection of cheese and home made jams
La Rosa Vintage 2005

Fruit
Finely sliced fresh fruit

There is also available a kid's menu

 

TAPAS MENU

Some appetisers from Cozinha da Clara to enjoy over the Douro. Chef Pedro Cardoso has prepared a selection of tapas for you.

Selection of Portuguese cheese
Spicy chicken wings
Clara’s fish cakes
Sweet potatoes with a herb sauce
Sautéed traditional sausage stuffed with cheese
Tempura vegetables with a tomato sauce
Crispy prawns, sweet & spicy sauce
Scrambled eggs with aspargus & mushrooms
Fresh salad from our vegetable garden, Paradise

 

 

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