Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

When we were in Portugal a few weeks ago, we were given a jar of Quinta do Negrao Rosemary Tea jelly to take home. We recently tried this jam with pork and it was really good then we had it with lamb as well and it was even better. The sweetness of the jelly flavoured …

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Lunch was at a little neighborhood restaurant – Solar dos Nunes, listed in the Michelin guide, which serves traditional Portuguese food. We had asked Kiko to take us to an authentic place and his choice was spot on. Specializing in cuisine from the Alentejo region of Portugal, the place was homey with wooden tables and …

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Off to Penha Longa tomorrow for the May day holidays. We’re going to drive there from Marbella which should take about seven hours. I’ve never been to Portugal so I’m looking forward to spending a day in Lisbon, another in the nearby beach town of Cascais and in quaint Sintra. We’ll be staying at the …

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