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Cataplana

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Cataplana is a Portuguese seafood dish, popular on the country's Algarve coast.

Left: Serving cataplana.

 
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It is also the name of the special cookware used to prepare the dish, which is traditionally made of copper and shaped like two clamshells hinged at one end and able to be sealed using a clamp on either side of the assembly.

Left: Closed cataplana.

 

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