A staple starch found in many cuisines around the world, the potato is a popular ingredient due to its versatility. Potatoes can be cooked in a variety of ways, such as roasting, boiling, mashing and baking. Last but not least, potatoes become chips when cut into strips and deep-fried, making a well-loved snack or side-dish.
'Caldo Verde' is served in every bar and café in Minho, The fertile north-west province of Portugal.
It is usually a simple, rustic affair. This version is more elegant, without compromising on flavour.