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Santini Bombons – Chocolate & Ice Cream Delights

Portuguese of all ages have fond memories of being taken to Santini’s by their parents for ice cream during the warm summer months. In modern times, this delicious ice cream, offered in a range of exotic flavors, has often been called “the best ice cream in the world.” But hold on...
Siopa Chocolatier Cascais

Siopa Chocolatier – Sweet & Savory Gourmet Chocolate in Cascais

Creative chefs using unique ingredients in extraordinary ways get our attention every time. OK, chocolate also really piques our interest. So imagine our excitement with learning about the sweet and savory chocolate delicacies of Chef Francisco Siopa. His Siopa Chocolatier, featuring gourmet chocolates...
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Nutelleria in Leiria

Go nuts for Nutella in Leiria! Portugal’s first “nutelleria,” a sweet shop devoted to the chocolate-y, hazelnut-y goodness of Nutella is open on Largo Paio Guterres in the historic city center. Crowds are lining up for churros, waffles, crepes and croissants….all slathered with the popular chocolate cream.
Mango Bon Bons at Chocolataria Equador in Porto

Chocolataria Equador – The Art of Chocolate in Porto

At Portugal Confidential, we adore chocolate. From the Obidos Chocolate Festival, to the Best Chocolate Cake in the World, we know where to go to for our guilty pleasure. So when we heard that Wallpaper Magazine listed Chocolataria Equador in Porto as one of the Top 20 Reasons to Visit Portugal, we had to investigate immediately.
O Melhor Bolo de Chocolate do Mundo, Best Chocolate Cake in the World

The Best Chocolate Cake in the World – The Name Says It All

Carlos Lopes Bras calls it The Best Chocolate Cake in the World. Hmmm, at Portugal Confidential we like to think we know a lot about what is “the best”…and especially with regard to chocolate! We think Bras’ statement seems quite bold. So, we set out to investigate….