Alentejo has wonderful food and wines. Alentejo Style Bread Soup is perhaps one of the most famous dish.
The locals, used the products they have to prepare the meals and the recipes turns famous by their simplicity.Poach the eggs in water in a splash of vinegar.
Crush garlic, half the colantro, a little olive oil and salt with a mortar and pestle, then transfer to a tureen over low heat. Arrange the bread in the tureen, and drizzle with olive oil.
Bring the water to a boil and pour over the mix while still hot, and let it rest.
Serve hot with poached eggs and remaining cilantro.
4 cups water, hot
1 large wheat bread (1 lb), sliced
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
8 garlic cloves, sliced
1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
Vinegar and Salt (depends of your taste)