The Portuguese language have “some” interpretation problems that can make a foreign get confused about the sanity of the people when they hear “I would like to eat a iron nail” or “I wish I could bite a dog.”
However if who listens to us and understands a bit of our language, when you hear someone to say “now what I felt was a Francesinha” the case will be worst.
Then we have to explain that this is the name of an emblematic dish of the city of Porto.
Its origin is claimed by several restaurants in the city and we have no way to compare the various versions. Probably it has different origins, because we can find different recipes.
The steak, egg, sausages, cheese in the middle of the bread, toasted or not are drizzled with the sauce that is where is the secret and it is the essential element for this dish.
In Yours Bistrô the Francesinha is one of the dishes that I tasted and liked so much – from there you can take advantage of the location to visit the historic city center of Porto, through emblematic streets that take us to Clérigos or to Ribeira and will also help us to loose some calories of this appetizing dish. “