Category Archives: Olive Oil

A Hidden Treasure – Portuguese Olive Oil

I have, discovered in my time living here, that Portuguese olive oil, known as ‘azeite‘, is one of the most delicious there are. Olive oil was extracted over 5,000 years B.C. from wild olives in modern Syria and Palestine but only after … Continue reading

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Luscious Summertime Lunches

The lunchtime meal is an important part of the day for many Portuguese people and certainly one of mine!   Be it at the work place, home or at a restaurant it will traditionally be a two or three course … Continue reading

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