Francesinha (Francesinha) is a Portuguese dish. The main place of its habitat - the region of the Port. Conditional francesinha could be called a large sandwich consisting of different types of sausages and meat, covered with cheese and richly dressed with a unique sauce. But not so simple. The Portuguese themselves believe their francesinha not any sandwich, and a full, hearty, an ideal dish. At the same time to meet her somewhere in the South or in Lisbon is quite difficult. But in the Port - on the contrary - on every corner, in every restaurant, and even in the narrow franchising. The dish is quite young. It was invented in 1953, returning from France chef, tried to adapt to local tastes favourite croque Monsieur. Francesinha and is translated as "the little French girl". But fame francesinha acquired later. At the moment is still there and feels the restaurant which made the first francesinha. However, there are many other institutions, each with its own unique sauce recipe. Actually the sauce is the most important thing in this dish. Bread, meat - all in the mind. But what restaurant have prepared your sauce is a secret. Therefore, from the restaurant to the tastes francesinha can differ significantly. And many residents often have their favorite places with the only correct francesinha.