Fourth of July is time for friends and family to get together and enjoy a wide array of festive summer dishes. While traditional beverages like lemonade and cold beer have long been the favored drinks at Independence Day celebrations, American tastes have matured in recent decades to include wines from around the world.
After the custard is done cooking, heat the base of a flat or cast iron over a high flame and apply it to the sugar for a few seconds to allow the sugar to caramelize. Using a blowtorch is also an option, but when given the chance, who wouldn’t want to iron their dessert?
You would be hard pressed to find a more charming town than Miranda do Douro.
Praia de Mira (Centro) is the first beach in the world to be awarded the Blue Flag for 30 years in a row.
Starting Friday, June 24th the adventurous have a challenge in Porto: to visit the arch of Ponte da Arrábida
Twelve of Torres Vedras’ beaches are the first in the world to have a signage system for colorblind swimmers.
In the Vilamoura area of the Algarve region, a Roman Villa -- the Cerro da Vila--was found when a tractor scooped up a giant mosaic. Today it is well preserved and serves as a museum.
This Fall and Winter many Americans may be looking for an alternative to the Caribbean – and we have an idea for them. Portugal has two sets of Atlantic islands with mild climates and that are easy to get to. T
Europe is considered the hot spot for artisan cheeses, but Portugal has always stood out from the crowd. You'll see Portugal's cheeses in America's specialty cheese stores, but better yet--visit Portugal and discover them for yourselves. Here are a few cheese favorites:
São Lourenço do Barrocal opened this year in Reguengos de Monsaraz, becoming the first 5-star hotel in the region