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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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Portuguese Sardines - arrival feast for our guests

Portugal Food – Christmas 2010

I’m pleased to report that our big family Christmas was a huge success and all of the food, both English and Portuguese, went down very well! So well, in fact, that everything we eat for the next six weeks has…

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