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Alcoutim will be hosting its first-ever gastronomy festival entitled ‘Sabores da Serra ao Rio’ (Flavours from the Mountain to the River) from this weekend to May 18.

In an initiative...

Pastry chef Filipe Martins from Olhão is at it again, getting ready to bake a giant Easter cake (folar), measuring 100 metres long, to celebrate the season with the local population.

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It’s not often that I write about wines priced lower than €5; the reason being that although there are many perfectly palatable wines here in Portugal in the lower price range, they are mostly not...

If you’re a vegetarian please don’t bother reading this as I’m sure that with the pleasures of meat and fish excluded from your diet, you at least appreciate the difference between tinned and real...

Since the beginning of 2014 the Rotary Clubs of Almancil and Silves have come together to run a Cookery Competition. This, the first annual event, was held between Almancil and Silves Sul schools...

A group of Algarve Wine Society (AWS) members and guests enjoyed a day out in the rural Algarve countryside on Tuesday March 25.

Sixty members and their guests met at Restaurant Ribalta, a...

Battle of the wine worlds

Wine loving guests at Sunday’s ‘Wining Around the World’ dinner at Conrad Algarve’s Gusto Restaurant are in for a treat. I recently attended a lunch with the team behind the event when we fine...

The concept of “nose to tail” eating, as popularised for us Brits by UK chef Fergus Henderson, is hardly a novelty for the Portuguese. Especially when it comes to the pig, everything from the ears...

Gordon Ramsay wants to help Brits in the Algarve!

Are you a British restaurant owner in the Algarve? Could your restaurant benefit with help from the world's most famous chef? Has setting up a restaurant abroad not been the dream you’d hoped it...

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