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Gastronomy and traditions celebrated in Azinhal

‘Terras de Maio’, an event held annually in Azinhal, Castro Marim, to celebrate the best the Algarve has to offer in terms of gastronomy and traditions, will take place between May 9 and 11 at the...

Petit gateaux - "pasteis de nata"

Portuguese shop ‘Comme à Lisbonne’ in Paris, France - known for its delicious pastéis de nata (custard tarts) which sell like hot cakes everyday (a thousand go at least, we’re told) - has expanded...

Vila Joya does it again!

Vila Joya’s renowned restaurant has once again been voted into the ‘World’s 50 Best’ list - but this time it has climbed 15 positions to come in 22nd place.

It’s an accolade that speaks...

Algarve Wine Route presented

Wine buffs may be intrigued to take part in the presentation of the Algarve Wine Route - Rota dos Vinhos do Algarve - scheduled to take place at the Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo in Faro on May 6...

As I write this I have just returned from lunch at a little noodle shop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and my mouth is still tingling from a bowl of spicy Char kway teow, the traditional fried rice...

The Algarve Wine Society’s annual gourmet dinner took place on April 16 at Almancil’s well-known Florian Restaurant, where for the past decade chef Piet Warink, assisted by front of house Karin...

The last couple of months have seen a busy schedule of wine tasting events here in the Algarve, organised in preparation for the tourist season and targeted mostly at local restaurateurs.

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I remember many years ago there was a little bakery on the road into Carvoeiro. Every morning we would go and buy our freshly-baked “papo secos” (rolls). Such establishments have all but...

Alcoutim’s first-ever gastronomy festival, entitled ‘Sabores da Serra ao Rio’ (Flavours from the Mountain to the River) began on April 12 with an opening ceremony attended by Algarve tourism boss...

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