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A rota do peixe – Portugals fish road

Rota do peixe means in Portuguese “the road of the fish”. This initiative came from the APTECE (Associaçao Portuguesa de Turismo de Culinária e Economia – the Portuguese association for tourism of cuisine and economy), whose goal it is to promote the Portuguese gastronomy…

April 4, 2017
Delicacies & Recipes

A day at Insider Cooking Portugal

The sky was showing off its shiniest blue, when we arrived at the house of our friends from Insider Cooking Portugal. I have known the owners for a long time and they have cooked for us many times. Today though, they shared some real…

March 29, 2017
Delicacies & Recipes

Alsace – when wine becomes a journey

Situated in France, in a hilly region between Switzerland and Germany, Alsace is popular for its beautiful, wide landscapes. Winter or summer, the region´s mountain chain offers breathtaking views to its visitors and is the perfect location for travelers to come enjoy nice walks…

March 20, 2017
Delicacies & Recipes

Percebes – a dangerous delicacy

This seafood is probably one of the best kept gourmet secrets and an exclusive delicacy only found on the rocky cliffs of the western coast of Portugal, Galicia in Spain, Brittany in France and Morocco. No other seafood tastes as much like ocean as…

July 27, 2016
Delicacies & Recipes

Wild asparagus is looking for you

The real spring has finally arrived and with the delicious wild asparagus. With a good eye that can distinguish between all those different tones of green you will find them in small maritime pine forests in Portugal and Spain and in the fields in Italy.…

May 4, 2016
Delicacies & Recipes

Probably the best ham in the world

Not even an hour has passed after leaving Seville but as we turn off the main road another enchanted world comes into view. It is still early morning and the sun has yet to dissipate the mist as we drive down the winding mountain…

January 8, 2016
Delicacies & Recipes Fascination Destination

Can you smell them?

South of France reminds you of summer, deep blue ocean water, pine trees, Pastis and chilled Rosé. But it is in winter that the most precious of all foodstuffs grows between the roots of the truffle oak. The black truffle. Between December and February…

November 24, 2015
Delicacies & Recipes

A chocolaty trip through Europe

Whether liquid, solid, dark or light, with nuts or biscuits: There are hundreds of different types of chocolate and we can not get enough. We eat them in winter and summer, for coffee or just for the fun. Chocolate just sweetens our life. Real…

September 23, 2015