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    Invitation to lunch: Gaspacho

    Gaspacho is a soup made of raw vegetables and served cold.  Gaspacho is widely eaten in Portugal and neighbouring Spain, particularly during the hot summers, as it is refreshing and cool. To accompany we recommended a nice fried river fish or some slices of ham of Alentejo pork. To drink, choose a very cold white […]

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    Invitation to Lunch: River Fish

    In the river Guadiana and tributaries there are 16 fish species, of which 10 are Iberian endemics and 4 occur only in the Guadiana river basin. River fish figure prominently in the local recipes since ancient times. The fish fauna of the river is rich in delicacies that fill the tables of several local restaurants these days. […]

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    Há Caracóis (snails)!

    The warning “Há caracóis” (There are snail) is scattered in the windows of several local cafes and restaurants. Just tune the look and it is easy to find such a prized snack. The tradition of eating Caracois (specially between may and august) originated in the southerly Portuguese region of Alentejo, with influence from the Andalucia […]

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    Hunting Goes Gourmet

    These days brought the autumn freshness. This is the time for a more comforting cuisine and flavors preferably accompanied by a good red wine produced locally. This is the time of game dishes like pickled partridge,wild rabbit fried with a touch of thyme or hare with white beans. Visit one of our restaurants and enjoy […]