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Pink with plenty of sparkle

Patrick Stuart brings us his top non‑Champagne pinks for the festive season

Good Champagne, of course, is the best sparkling wine in the world. At the recent Vila Joya gourmet festival...

codfish

Bacalhau is the quintessential Portuguese dish for the Christmas table

If any one food is representative of Portugal, it is without doubt the ubiquitous bacalhau – dried salted cod. The...

pataniscas

Pataniscas
Serves 4

4-6 cloves garlic
200grs onion
2 cutlets bacalhau of around 100grs each
100grs potatoes
2 soup spoons all purpose flour
3 eggs...

An event to celebrate the festive season was enjoyed by 75 members and guests of the Algarve Wine Society during a Christmas dinner and dance at the Penina Hotel near Portimão on December 10....

Loulé’s ‘11 Gourmet’ - the gourmet grocery store run out of the town’s municipal market - has now gone global, launching its new website just in time for the Christmas season. And with goodwill in...

Piri-piri chicken sandwiches, ‘bifanas’ and 'chorizo empanadas' with onions are just some of the delights that Portuguese food truck Portu-galo is rolling across the US East Coast.
Run by a...

A cheap and delicious alternative to shop-bought smoked salmon or gravlax for the Christmas table

Smoked salmon or gravlax at the supermarket is far from cheap but is something many of us...

Sweet celebration

Last year around this time I wrote about ports for the Christmas table and selected an LBV (Quinta de La Rosa) and a 10 or 20 year-old Tawny (Vallado) as some of the best out there in their...

Oregano is the name and great value lunches are the game at Carvoeiro’s newest restaurant

Carvoeiro || Local restaurateurs Nuno Diogo and Bianca Salden, who run the O Leão de Porches,...

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