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This Portuguese pastry is made from pigs' blood...

Dominating the valley where the Mondego River runs, with endless rice fields, the walled town of Montemor-o-Velho is famous for its ancient castle rising above the river in Portugal's Centro.

But, if you dare, the town offers a unique treat: Made from pigs' blood and spices: Papas de moado. The recipe calls for pigs’ blood, flour, sugar, pine nuts and almonds. Ask for them by name, and try this dark pleasure!68ec2301b37904a80662835613975dc5_w400

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