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Sharing my Portugal food journey

I’d never eaten octopus before. It was the tentacles… the tentacles unnerved me. Unworldly coils of rubbery flesh speckled with suction caps. I believe in eating as a full sensory experience that goes beyond mere taste: there’s much to be…

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Bimbi Machine in Portugal
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The Cult of Bimbi in Portugal

The Portuguese don’t really “do” ready meals, and that’s a good thing. However, last week we found out a bit of a secret that some expats may not be aware of; not all of the delicious dishes of feijoada (bean…

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Port wine cellar
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Port Wine

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…

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Partnership with Portugal Holidays

After many years of work put into the website we decided the time had come to let other passionate people take on the mantle and help develop the site further. We are proud to now be part of a new…

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Chilli Boy Algarve - Chilli Oils
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Algarve Artisan Food – Chilli Boy

A while ago, we wrote about local food producer Chilli Boy, and specifically their Spicy Olives, which we took a serious shine to. Having had a little more time to try their other products, here are our thoughts on some…

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