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Chefs charity dinner at Suites Alba

Raising money for the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs’ gastronomy school in Évora is behind the ‘Three chefs for a better future’ charity dinner, scheduled for June 9 at the Morgadinho restaurant of the...

The Royal British Club Algarve’s second event took place last week in the delightful grounds of Quinta dos Vales and was sponsored by Blevins Franks, a leading European financial advice group....

Lagoa showcases seafood event "From the Sea to Your Table"

Showcasing the best seafood Lagoa has to offer is the main aim of ‘O Mar à Sua Mesa’ (From the Sea to Your Table), a gastronomic initiative that begins today (June 6) and will run until June 30 at...

Almancil is once again celebrating the traditional Algarve ‘cataplana’ in its 10th ‘Festival da Cataplana’, running at 12 local restaurants until June 30.

Besides showcasing the regional...

Snail extravaganza

Even if you don’t fancy snails, Castro Marim’s International Festival of the Snail promises endless delights, including mouth-watering Portuguese custard tarts (pastéis de nata), traditional music...

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...

Wine: Quinta de Saes

The long overdue trend of Portuguese winemakers moving away from oaking (and in too many cases over-oaking) their whites unnecessarily continues apace. The Encruzado grape is the backbone of all...

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...

Last week I was lucky enough to join a group of 26 enthusiasts from the Algarve Wine Society on a trip to the wonderful wine producing area Ronda, high in the mountains in the province of Malaga,...

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