Thursday, November 15, 2018

PORTUGAL TOURISM CASHES 3 BILLION EUROS

Last year tourism revenues beat all the records in the industry, generating in excess of 3 billion Euros, an essential factor to achieve a...

Mossel Bay Dias Festival

The four-day Municipality’s Dias Festival has been taking place in Mossel Bay over the past 30 years and the latest edition took place last...

Revival of Royal Marines regalia proves a success

The Portuguese Navy has approved a new gala uniform for formal official occasions and parades for the Marine Corps which style goes back more...

Flavours from the East – Chacuti de Galinha

My all time favorite chicken curry. Chacuti de Galinha, or Xacuti Chicken, is a curry chicken dish in Goan cuisine. It is one of the...
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CELEBRATING BARTOLOMEU DIAS EPIC VOYAGE

The 4th of February 2018 commemorates 530 years that Bartolomeu Dias disembarked on a remote beach in the East African Coast. The place became known...

“Pernil“ war creates diplomatic crisis

Venezuela and Portugal were thrown in a diplomatic rift provoked by importation of pig meat leading to tense relationship between the two countries. The pork...

Flavors from the East – Chicken and Prawn Curry

The Portuguese Discoveries opened contacts with diverse cultures, such as the early Arab spice traders influence in the history of Mozambique’s gastronomy resulting in...

Mateus Rosé is 75 years old

Mateus Rosé, the emblematic Portuguese wine is 75 years old. Mateus was the first Portuguese wine brand to be loved the world over, appealing to...

The story of “Botafogo”

In the first half of the 16th century Portugal did not have a large army, but had a Navy superior to any other country...

Sardine: the Elusive Catch

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has recommended that sardine fishing in Portugal should be suspended for a minimum of...

Flavors from the East – Laurentina Prawns

The Portuguese Discoveries opened contacts with diverse cultures, such as the early Arab spice traders influence in the history of Mozambique’s gastronomy resulting in...

Catalonia and Portugal shared destiny

The history of Catalonia and Portugal is linked by shared events that marked the destiny of both peoples forever. The occupation of Portugal by Spain in 1580...

Corn Flakes Cookies / Bolhinos de “Corn Flakes”

CORN FLAKES COOKIES 125gr butter 60gr sugar 1 egg 1 tea spoon of Baking Powder 1 cup of flour 1 cup of dried fruits Mix the flower with the butter until...

Algarve Classic Cart Festival

The Algarve Classic Festival takes place each year in the late Autumn Algarve sunshine and has become a favourite way to finish the year...