Food and Drink

Portugal's Madeira is a magnificent place of warm weather, huge mountains, and 200 years of hospitality. Those who know Madeira, know of its specialty "Milho Frito," a fried corn square not unlike a white corn polenta square. Milho Frito is an excellent accompaniment to a meal of grilled tuna or beef. Seasoned with local flavors, the recipe varies across the islands. Here is one variation: Read more →


This October, Conrad Algarve will transform into a hub of culinary talent, hosting the culinary event of the year: a Gourmet Culinary Extravaganza. A three-day gourmet showcase presented in conjunction with Desire, Portugal’s leading gourmet initiative, nine Michelin-starred and two globally renowned chefs will create a series of exclusive ticketed culinary events for the first time, from October 29 – 31, 2016. Read more →