Grilled porco preto recipe: a Portuguese delight!

Grilled Porco Preto Recipe

Bom dia, dear barbecue lovers! Today, we bring you a delightful recipe that embodies the essence of Portuguese cuisine, grilled porco preto. If you are a fan of succulent meat, rich flavours, and the joy of cooking on a grill, then you’re in for a treat! Join us on this culinary adventure as we explore […]

Make the most of your home and embrace outdoor living

outdor kitchen installation in Algarve, Portugal

Summer brings longer days, warmer temperatures, and the perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you have a spacious backyard, a cozy balcony, a terrace, or a patio, you can transform your outdoor space into a sanctuary for relaxation, entertainment, and memorable gatherings. In this blog post, we’ll explore how to prepare your outdoors […]

The benefits of having side burners when grilling

napoleon side burner to grill

If you look at it, everything’s better with a sidekick, i.e. Batman has Robin, Frodo has Sam, and gas grills have side burners! Gas grills get all the add-ons and attention as we enjoy incredible feasts. But even the most exquisite main dishes are only as unique if they have a side dish.  Here’s where the […]

5 tips for the perfect barbecue in Portugal

barbecue in portugal

The world is waking up to Portugal’s farm-to-table tradition, the rich & healthy cuisine and the more than 200 days of sunshine per year. Get ready to drool as we disclose five tips for the perfect barbecue in Portugal! Crispy Porco Preto, grilled sardines directly from the boat and slapped on the barbecue, a mouthwatering […]

Top tips for cooking on wood

barbecueing with wood

In Algarve, everyone becomes cheerful when it comes to grilling! Cooking on wood not only cooks the meat over heat but imparts a delicious smokey flavour and crispy bark! Whether you’re grilling meat, fish, poultry or seafood, we’ve found that everything cooked over a wood fire tastes better. Pick the right wood When it comes […]

Mouth-watering Portuguese-style pork kebabs

Portuguese pork kebabs or espetadas

Espetada, or Portuguese Skewers, is a recipe that calls for a party! We are in love with this dish since we moved to the Algarve back in 1998, although it’s not a traditional one from our region but Maderia. Try cooking this mouth-watering Portuguese-style pork kebabs! They are tasty and very easy to prepare! Surprise […]

The Portuguese grilled codfish recipe you will love to cook!

Portuguese grilled codfish recipe

After years living in the Algarve, we can tell Portuguese are obsessed with Bacalhau or codfish. This fish is one of Portugal’s most treasured dishes all over the country. The Portuguese even say that: “There are more than 365 ways to cook bacalhau, one for each day of the week”. Portugal is prepared so that […]

It’s Sardines Festival in Portimão again!

Sardines on the grill

It is sardines time in the Algarve again! This delicious history tradition is celebrated each year with the Sardine Festival of Portimão. The festival marks the Algarve summer and takes place in the Ribeirinha Zone.  For five nights the best of Algarve cuisine will once again be added to the best Portuguese music. Between August 7 […]

Best ever Portuguese-style grilled sardines recipe

Delicious grilled sardines Portuguese recipe

So, yes, in Portugal, we use our grills for cooking sardines too. It’s not all about juicy steaks with mouth-watering sides. As a result of living in a coastline town such as the Algarve, we grilled many fish dishes, especially in summer. To sum up, the most important reason is that we find freshly caught […]

What to do in the Algarve during summer

One of the most stunning beaches in the Algarve

Welcome to the Algarve. A hassle-free family destination. Portugal’s holiday paradise for surfers. It is a place that combines scenic coastlines with a variety of beaches and cliffs. The Algarve is awash in the sunshine for almost 3,000 hours every year. With this forecast, it becomes an ideal place to visit in the sunniest months […]

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