Portuguese Cakes - Ingredients

Portuguese Recipes – Fairy Cakes Guest Post

Portuguese cakes are a wonderful thing, and these delicate little fairy cakes my wife made for this guest post were certainly sweet and addictive. Although these cakes came from one our favourite books of Portuguese recipes, Piri Piri Starfish, I…

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Vegetables - roasted
side dishes

Portugal vegetables – roasted

A tray of fresh oven roasted vegetables is one of our favourite ways of enjoying all of the seasonal produce Portugal has to offer us. A couple of roasted chicken legs and a tray of roasted vegetables has become a…

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Baked Peaches

Baked Peaches with Orange Cream

There are plentiful juicy peaches and nectarines all over the Algarve at the moment and this rich but summery dessert is a delicious way to use a few of them. Recently enjoyed by our family visitors, it is adapted from…

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Home-made Barbecue Sauce

The scarcity and high price of condiments and sauces here in Portugal led me to attempt this recipe for BBQ sauce last week. It was worth every second of the preparation and so tasty that my wife had to stop…

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Simple Potato and Chorizo Salad

Now the good weather has arrived in the Algarve, we cook outside on our gas barbeque more than by any other method. As a side dish we usually go for jacket potatoes or sometimes homemade potato wedges but this weekend…

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articles, salads

Apology, update and salads.

Firstly, an apology for allowing this blog to lie dormant for a little while. Life has been a little complicated of late, as readers of my other blog will be aware. Have a look at the other blog to…

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