Algarve Potato Salad

This is a really simple potato salad that can be found practically in all Algarve tables, especially during summer months. In restaurants it is usually served as a side dish for any kind of grilled fish, but at home some people still serve it by itself. In my family it is usually served as a side…

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Simple Tomato and Avocado Salad

It is getting warmer and sometimes you only crave for a quick, easy and light lunch. This is it. The recipe is so simple that is pretty much in the photo itself, but I will write it down anyway. Ingredients: (serves 2) 10-15 plum or cherry tomatoes (used plum for this recipe) 1 avocado 1/2…

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Sea delicacies you must try in the Algarve

Algarve region has taken advantage of its position towards the Atlantic for a long time. People gained a lot from the close relation with the ocean and to what it was able to provide to them. It is only normal that here, and in Portugal in general, there is more fish consumption per capita than the European countries…

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A Grouper and Ginger Cataplana

Happy 2016 everyone! To kick-off this new year I decided to bring you a simple recipe prepared in a particular cookware that I have been wanting to use for a long time, the one and only, Cataplana. I got one as a Christmas gift this year, so it was the perfect timing to try some new recipes in…

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Panino at ‘Ino – Firenze

Panino is the Italian word for sandwich.  Whenever I go to Tuscany I can’t help myself to crave a good one. Tuscany is full of good things to feast on, but if I haven’t got the time for a complete and relaxed meal, then it’s the panino that I go for. I also tend to have this tinsy issue,…

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White Wine Peach and Berry Sangria

These last weeks have been incredibly hot here in Rome (a bit all over Europe), it seems that is August already. We seriously need a fresh breeze, the only time that you ever feel there is a comfortable temperature to walk outside is at night. During these hot weekend days most people head up the…

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My 10 favourite quick foods in Lisbon

Did I mention that Lisbon is a city that has a very special place in my heart? I guess so.. I’m getting repetitive here. I miss that light from Tejo river, the hills, the architecture, the colours, the light, the belvederes, the azulejos and the calçada all the time. But is not only the city…

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