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All About Portugal | February 18, 2019

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At All about Portugal you will find the best tips on this ancient country. Here you will find the country’s singular history, its most famed personalities, amazing Heritage, picturesque villages, worldwide famed beaches, lively cities, most sought for tourist spots and hidden pearls. And much more, so much more on a vibrant country that has more than 900 years of existence and gave new worlds to the world during the gonden Age of Discoveries.

Queijadas de Sintra, simply irresistible!

August 27, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Queijadas de Sintra are a cheese and eggs treat from charming Sintra. Believe me when I say that they are small in size but large in taste.

Queijadas de Sintra are small in size, but these little round delicacies are … Read More

Pasteis de Tentugal

August 22, 2011 |

Pasteis de Tentugal are a sweet delicacy made of thin and crusty dough, stuffed with egg custard, born in Tentúgal at a Carmelite convent.

Pasteis de Tentugal, as many other delicacies in Portugal, where born at a convent, namely at … Read More

Mafra bread, a sweetish taste

August 17, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Mafra bread is a gastronomic treat of the Lisbon area, only produced in Mafra, that will conquer you for its characteristic sweetish flavor

Mafra bread (pão de Mafra or pão saloio) is one of the gastronomic treats of the Lisbon … Read More

Paula Rego, an outstanding artist

August 8, 2011 | | One Comment

Paula Rego is an amazing painter internationally famed. Portugal honored her with the opening of Casa das Histórias, a museum devoted to her

Paula Rego was born in Lisbon on 26 January 1935. Raised in a liberal family, the painter … Read More

Muxama

August 4, 2011 | | 5 Comments

Tuna fish muxama is a gastronomic treat, which origins go back to the Arab occupation of the Iberian Peninsula, served mostly in the Algarve

Muxama is a delicacy typical of the south region of the Iberian Peninsula, consisting of filleted … Read More

Saramago, an immortal writer

August 4, 2011 |

Jose Saramago was one of the most important Portuguese writers, having been the first one to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988.

Saramago was born in 1922 in Azinhaga, a small village of Ribatejo into a poor family … Read More

Amalia Rodrigues, the Queen on Fado

August 4, 2011 |

Amalia Rodrigues, forever considered the “Voice of Portugal”, was responsible for putting Fado under the spotlight of the world music scene.

Amalia Rodrigues is the “Queen of Fado”, the greatest exponent of this Portuguese music style. In fact, it was … Read More

Pastel de Belem, a treat of the Portuguese pastry

June 26, 2011 |

Pastel de Belem is an unforgetable treat, that can only be found at Antiga Confeitaria de Belem, a pastry shop by Hieronymites monastery.

The aroma when the waiter serves you a pastel de Belem is the first thing to take … Read More

Francesinha sandwich

June 25, 2011 |

Francesinha is a gastronomic treat from Oporto considered by Aol Travel as one of the best 10 sandwiches of the world. Be sure to taste it!

Let me introduce you to one of the most unforgettable gastronomic experiences you will … Read More