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Book review: A year’s cooking in the Algarve

58 recipes from a misplaced English chef – Joe Devine

On sale at the Lewis Andrews store in Almancil and no doubt elsewhere in the Algarve, this small and easy-to-follow cookbook is not in...

By Chris Winstanley

Here is a recipe that I have started to cook this year and has had rave reviews from our friends and family. You should only attempt it when you have a day in the garden planned - not that it is...

Real Chinese food

Having just returned from Asia last week, including a couple of days in Macau where I ate some of the best Dim Sum on the planet, I was invited with my family to eat at the Chinese buffet at one...

A foreign community of workers employed by a Danish company has just come to the end of another season of harvesting a specialist crop in Portugal. They are now on their way to picking fields in...

Mozzarella and pesto-stuffed chicken wrapped in Presunto ham

Ingredients (serves 4):
4 chicken breasts
One jar of green or red pesto
1 or 2 balls of buffalo mozzarella
Two plum tomatoes
8 slices of Presunto ham
Sea salt...

Paris 'plaisir'

A mouth-watering assortment of Portuguese gourmet food products will be on display in Paris on May 27-28. Organisers say ‘Portugal Gourmet Plaisir Insensé’ is intended to “promote the...

Top food

Algarve Chefs Week begins today (May 23) and will continue through to May 30.

The eight participating hotels will be open for dinner throughout the gastronomic week between 7.30pm and 10....

Sardine celebration

Sardines are again taking centre stage in Praia da Rocha from May 23 to 30.

Five of the restaurants located on the beachfront wooden walkway will be preparing special sardine dishes, as...

Crispy duck made easy

Anyone who has ever eaten real Peking duck knows that the poor deep fried imitation served by most Chinese restaurants in the west bears no resemblance to the real thing.

The ducks should...

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