Picado or Picadinho is a traditional dish from Madeira and very much made in the restaurants of Madeira Island.
The “Picadinho” is usually served
Christmas in Madeira Island is filled with sweets and cookies are a must. Here is the recipe for the Madeira “Areias” (Sandy) cookies:
1/2 Kg Flour
150 gr Sugar
100 gr Butter
100 gr Lard(melted pork fat)
6 tablespoons of milk
Knead the sugar, and butter, the milk and the flour.
Make small balls that will cook on trays dusted with flour.