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One day in Sintra

February 29, 2012 | | 4 Comments

If your visit to Portugal only leaves room for just one day in Sintra, I advice a visit to Pena Palace, Moorish Castle and National Palace.

Sintra is worldwide acknowledged as one of the most romantic getaway. Its beauty charms … Read More

Aletria recipe (sweet Angel hair pasta)

February 14, 2012 | | 2 Comments

Prepared with angel hair pasta, Aletria (Sweet Angel Hair Pasta) is a traditional dessert and a must have at all Portuguese houses for the Holidays, specially on North Portugal.

The word “Aletria” comes from the Arab “al-irtiâ” or “itriya”, which … Read More

Sintra’s Travesseiros

August 30, 2011 | | 5 Comments

Travesseiros de Sintra are famed worldwide. A visit to this romantic Portuguese village isn’t complete without tasting a few of these cakes

Going to Sintra and don’t stop at Piriquita for a travesseiro is like going to Rome and not … Read More

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

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