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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Orange and watercress salad

When I used to go visit my grandparents, we often used to go eating outside in this pretty good traditional restaurant called Luar da Fóia. Their home town is a very particular mountainous part of the Algarve, Monchique. This village, to be more precise, is home of really good quality producers, they produce meat and other…

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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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