City break in Lisbon, making the most of 48h

  The oldest city of the Western world, Portugal’s capital is well known for its sun kissed seven hills, culture bursting streets, lively nightlife and delicious food. Lisbon is the ideal city break destination, with the Tagus river at the locals’ doorstep, this city is romantic as it can be, offering sanctuary to the foodie within, the party goer and the culture seeking adventurer. A … Continue reading City break in Lisbon, making the most of 48h

Chocolate Mousse – quick and easy recipe

Ingredients: 8 eggs 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 tablet of dark chocolate 6 tablespoons of sugar   Preparation:  Melt the chocolate and the butter in bain-marie Separate the egg whites from the yolks.Beat the yolks with the sugar until you get a whitish cream Add the yolks to the chocolate. Beat the egg whites until you obtain a meringue mix, and then with a spoon … Continue reading Chocolate Mousse – quick and easy recipe

Portuguese & Cod Fish – Pastéis de Bacalhau

Is no secret that Portuguese love cod fish. We eat it boiled, fried, with cream or as ceviche.  Pastéis de Bacalhau (cod fish pasties) are however one of Portugal’s favourite snacks and a good way to use Christmas Eve leftovers. Ingredients for 28 pasties: 600g of salted cod pre-soaked (to remove excess of salt) 800g of potatoes 4 eggs 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves … Continue reading Portuguese & Cod Fish – Pastéis de Bacalhau