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The Algarve’s Chef Micael Valentim (right) will be joining Chef Vasco Lello (left) at the Flores do Bairro restaurant in the Bairro Alto Hotel in Lisbon for a special dinner on November 16 at 9pm...

Chefs Koschina and Joan Roca

Last night was, without a shade of doubt, the most anticipated of the festival. Joan Roca is today officially the number 1 chef in the world, with the El Celler de Can Roca restaurant in Girona,...

Deep fried moss, reindeer penis and zero carbs

Day three of the festival saw Swedish chef Björn Frantzén and his team in the kitchen at Vila Joya. Having spoken to them the previous...

It wasn't so long ago that Portugal only had one Michelin-starred restaurant outside of the Algarve, but today there are three 1-star restaurants in northern Portugal, two in the Lisbon region and...

Lamb loin and ribs

When cooking lamb chops, I have always found myself torn between getting the meat around the bone as crispy as I like it whilst keeping the loin meat nice and pink.

And so it was whilst...

Mediterranean diet on the verge of intangible heritage title

The Mediterranean diet will be subject to scrutiny in Azerbaijan next month to see if it qualifies for the UNESCO title of World Intangible Heritage. The bid, supported by the Algarve town of...

By PATRICK STUART patrick.stuart@open-media.net

The 7th annual edition of the International Gourmet Festival, officially held at the Vila Joya resort and its two-star Michelin restaurant in Galé, kicked off on Tuesday evening with a kitchen...

Altano Tinto Reserva 2009

This wine, from the Douro, is produced by the renowned Symington family at their Quinta da Ataíde estate way up in the Vilariça valley in the Douro Superior towards the Spanish border. Somewhat...

Portugal comes fourth in world wine rankings

Portuguese wines are riding high this year after Wine Enthusiast, a prestigious American magazine, has featured several of them in their “Top 100 Best Buy” category and no less than nine in their...

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