DOM Maranho is one of our traditional delicacies that feels most proud of its origins and of being Portuguese.
DOM MARANHO’s FROM SERTÃ RECIPE
The recipe for DOM Maranho from Sertã has remained practically unchanged over the last 200 years. In its confection we use goat meat, ham, chorizo, mint and rice, having an aromatic, fresh and light flavor. After everything is mixed together, it is packed with the goat's stomach.
HOW TO PREPAR DOM MARANHO FROM SERTÃ
DOM Maranho is one of the easiest traditional Portuguese delicacies to prepare. Just boil it 15 minutes in water, with some fresh mint leaves, and you're done!
HOW TO SERVE DOM MARANHO FROM SERTÃ
Serve our DOM Maranho as a delicious appetizer at a family dinner. And for those who can't resist this traditional delicacy, you can also enjoy it as a main course, accompanied by salad or seasonal vegetables and homemade potato French fries.
Maranho da Sertã has today a highlighted place in regional and traditional Portuguese gastronomy.
We believe that the secret of its success is in the recipe, which has been passed down from generation to generation for 200 years, and in the experience and wisdom of the Beira hands that have prepared this delicacy throughout history, maintaining its tradition to this day.
Described for the first time in 1858 as a "delicacy of Portuguese origin", Maranho was already a regular dish on festive days during the 20th century, both for rich and poor families. And from the 1980s on, it became available on the menus of restaurants of traditional regional and Portuguese gastronomy.
The cloth that surrounds DOM Maranho from Sertã was inspired by the history of this product. In the old days, when there were weddings in the villages, the goats were killed, but the stomachs were not enough for so many maranhos. So they used a cloth to replace the natural stomach.
"(...) We made some little cloth bags (...) it had to be very tight. Then, we took the cloth off and it stayed straight and didn't taste the water. We used cotton cloth, from old sheets or others" - interview with Belmira do Carmo, a resident of a village in Sertã, for Radio Condestável.
// DOM Casel Iguarias' pan can be reused.
// 700 g of DOM Maranho is enough for 4 people.
// The skin of DOM Maranho can also be eaten. It is delicious!
// DOM Maranho from Sertã is as good as an appetizer, as a traditional main dish, or in a lovely and exquisite meal.
// You can store your DOM Maranho in the refrigerator, there is no need to freeze it.
// DOM Maranho da Sertã has the "Portugal Sou Eu" stamp. The Program Portugal Sou Eu, approved by the Resolution of the Council of Ministers 56/2011, is a program of the Ministry of Economy for the valorization of the national offer.