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Vermicelli 1
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Vermicelli, the Portuguese way

Vermicelli recipe. This is how we do this centenary recipe that does not escape gluten or lactose. Still, you can also do it with lactose free milk.

A centenary sweet, very good, original and tasty.


  1. 1.5L of milk (can be done with lactose free milk)
  2. 3 egg yolks
  3. 100g Vermicelli pasta (thin pasta)
  4. 150g of white sugar (healthier with brown sugar)
  5. half lemon peel
  6. q.s. salt
  7. q.s. cinnamon


  1. Put the milk with half lemon peel in a pan
  2. Put the pan on the stove. When the milk boils, remove the lemon peel
  3. Add the pasta, salt, and the sugar
  4. Stir until the pasta is cooked and gains some gum
  5. Remove the pan from the stove
  6. Immediately after, beat the egg yolks energetically in a separate container
  7. Add a small portion of the previously made batter to the mixed egg yolks and stir (add slowly so the yolks don’t bake – this is the recipe secret)
  8. Add the egg yolks mixture to the pan with the pasta already cooked
  9. Mix it well and transfer to a serving platter
  10. Let it cool down and garnish with cinnamon

You may also like our Bread pudding

A centenary sweet
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