Torta de Azeitao, a delicious Portuguese pastry

Brent is in Azeitao, Portugal for the town’s namesake treat, Torta de Azeitao. He visits the place where the dessert was invented over 100 years ago and other bakeries that serve the sweet. Plus he samples some coffee and a local fortified wine to go with the pastry.

Pastelaria Cego

Forno da Vila

Sabores e Encantos de Azeitão

Casa das Tortas

José Maria da Fonseca winery

Azeitao cheese

Portugal’s Lavadouras

About the Author

Brent Petersen is the Editor-in-Chief of Destination Eat Drink. He currently resides in Setubal, Portugal. Brent has written the novel “Truffle Hunt” (Eckhartz Press) and the short story collection “That Bird.” He’s also written dozens of foodie travel guides to cities around the world on Destination Eat Drink, including in-depth eating and drinking guides to Lisbon, PortoSintraMonsaraz, and Evora in Portugal. Brent’s podcast, also called Destination Eat Drink, is available on all podcast platforms.

Author: Brent