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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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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Algarve summer salad

  If you go to any restaurant in Algarve and ask for a “salada algarvia”, that means Algarve salad in portuguese, you will get a salad that is pretty much like this one. This salad is perfect for the summer because it is really fresh and it pairs really well with any kind of grilled fish,…

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Monkfish Fish Pasta Soup

  Fish pasta soup is a traditional dish from Algarve. I can tell you that this soup will be very much appreciated by both fish and tomato fans, so if you are one of the previous or know one, you should have this soup in your cooking repertoire. (Serves 4) Ingredients: 1 big white onion…

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