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6 Homemade Conventual Portuguese Desserts

Portuguese conventual sweets are just one of the categories of Portuguese desserts and the one that I love and admire the most. We can count more than 150 recipes in this category so…endless pleasure is assured! Namely the well known Pastel de Nata!  Plus, some of these recipes have travelled far and influenced foreign traditions…

Reinventing traditional portuguese food in the sustainable city of Lisbon

Urban gardens, as we define them today, have always existed. Nowadays it has become one of the most important practices for food sovereignty and economic independence, issues that touch on some of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. In Lisbon, since the II century, the Romans and then, later on the Arabs, were the…

7 Easy ways to boost your immune system during Corona

  Some of you have been asking me about the best ingredients to boost your immune system. So here is how I  understood your question: we are already washing our hands 100 times a  day!!!, so now what can we do in the kitchen? Well, I gathered some ingredients and, for 7 days, I will…

Portugal one of the safest destinations to travel to after Corona

  A trip to our inner selves This quarantine period, with its own constraints, has allowed us many different and strong experiences. Even though we are not allowed to travel I think, in general we, and the world, are doing an expedition to and within our inner selves. We frequently say, “we are transformed after…