Another authentic food experience at Os Moinhos in Sao Sebastiao! Amazingly, for $59 per person I got a full day around the island bus tour plus a great meal. Thanks for Azores Gateways and a shout out to Miguel and Marlo for their infinite politeness and incredible driving skills! Yes, a marketing plug for them because of how warm they are and how they operate with the first world efficiency yet with the developing country openness and kindness.
Filing into the small restaurant in the stone house. The cheese tasted soft like a camembert but less bitey and more runny.Cabbage soup is a typical dish in the Azores. This has more oil than what I’m used to. With chickpeas. Beautiful, right? Tasted homey. Beef stewed with red wine. I know there are more ingredients…
Look at the size of these pieces. This is the most popular dessert on Terceira. Made with cornmeal, honey, cinnamon, and sprinkled with powder sugar on top.
The meal was excellent, showcased the local flavors and representative dishes. The beef was a little crispy on the outside and soft and tender on the inside. Both soup and beef were cooked in a cauldron and brought whole to the table to be shared in a family style. I am also pretty sure that they were cooked over an open flame.
Wow. What an experience! Definitely worth visiting… HIGHLY RECOMMEND the Terceira experience in the Azores.
P.S. The meal was served with plenty of wine produced locally as well.
This experience took place at
Restaurante Os Moinhos
(Vila de São Sebastião)
9700-610 VILA DE SÃO SEBASTIÃO
( Angra do Heroísmo )