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Introducing Food & Wine Portugal
Welcome to the newly revamped site. Expanding on the growing success of our blog, Food & Wine Portugal aims to bring you the very best in Portugese food and wine, whether this be a restaurant experience, a long forgotten recipe, a great bottle to wine, or even a Portugal wine tour.
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Weightwatchers and wine may seem like a strange combination but those are the things at the top of my list this week. An unpleasant experience with a set of bathroom scales at my mother’s house over the weekend resulted in me learning that my first 11 months in Portugal have added nearly a stone to … Read more…
Fresh bread is an important part of the Portuguese diet. It’s also something that I have become rather obsessed with since moving here. The range of breads available in Portugal is enormous. Our local shop, which is equivalent in size to something like a Londis shop or Spar in England, bakes nine kinds of bread … Read more…
Portugal is famous across the world for its production of port wine, which is made in the vineyards of the country’s Douro region. Within Europe, only port from Portugal can be sold as port or Porto, though the restriction does not apply to the rest of the world. Port is a fortified red wine which … Read more…
I love my kitchen gadgets, and it’s something of a running joke with various family members that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find things I don’t have already. At Christmas, my mother hit the jackpot, with a new gadget that’s found itself a place on my list of “best gifts ever.” Let me introduce to … Read more…
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