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All About Portugal | August 18, 2019

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About Portugal

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.

Happy Birthday Bairro Alto

December 8, 2011 |

This month Bairro Alto, the heart of the Lisbon movida, celebrates its 498th anniversary with a program called As noites do Bairro têm dias.

This month Bairro Alto, the heart of the Lisbon movida, celebrates its 498th anniversary with an … Read More

Bolo Rei recipe

December 5, 2011 | | One Comment

Bolo rei, an amazing fruit cake, is the the king of the Portuguese Christmas desserts. It is said that without Bolo-rei there is no Christmas 5.0 from 1 reviews Bolo rei   Print Prep time 60 mins Cook time 30 … Read More

Camões, a brilliant poet

December 4, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Camões, the greatest Portuguese writer ever, is a literature genius, whose mastery is equaled to that of Shakespeare, Homer, Virgil and Dante.

Luis Vaz de Camões is considered to be the greatest poet of the Portuguese language and his mastery … Read More

Serra da Estrela cheese, a delicacy from Portugal

December 4, 2011 | | One Comment

Serra da Estrela cheese, coming from the highest Portuguese mountain, has a unique and singular taste that makes it one of the best cheeses in the world.

In the green and cold highlands of Serra da Estrela is to be … Read More

Serra da Estrela and honey pastries

December 4, 2011 |

Even though the one of the best ways to enjoy Serra da Estrela cheese is to put it on a slice of bread with a spoon, try to mix it with honey. The result is absolutely amazing! Serra da Estrela … Read More

Bacalhau a Bras

November 30, 2011 |

Bacalhau a Bras is a very easy to prepare codfish recipe, much appreciated by the Portuguese, who can’t live without it in festive occasions.

Bacalhau a Bras   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time … Read More

Fado elected World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

November 27, 2011 |

Fado was worthly elected as World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. This distinction is the recognition of the importance of Fado has a symbol of the uniqueness of the country’s … Read More

Codfish in olive oil recipe – Bacalhau a lagareiro

November 27, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Bacalhau a lagareiro (codfish in olive oil) is one of the Portuguese favorite codfish recipes. Easy to prepare is ideal for special occasions.

Codfish in olive oil is one of my favorite Portuguese recipes of codfish. The combination of the … Read More

Dry Codfish – our bacalhau – the Portuguese food symbol

November 27, 2011 | | One Comment

Codfish is the icon of the Portuguese gastronomy, which offers more than 600 different ways of cooking this fish that conquered us long ago.

Dry Codfish or in portuguese the famous bacalhau is the king of the Portuguese food. Throughout … Read More

Sintra’s Travesseiros recipe

November 14, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Sintra’s Travesseiros recipe will allow you to enjoy the famed pastry of at home if you don’t have the chance to spend one day in Sintra.

Sintra’s Travesseiros recipe   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 35 mins … Read More