Quinta do Vale golf course

There are so many fantastic golf courses in Algarve and we have played many of them. Since we choose to live in Vila Real do Santo António, we only have 10 minutes drive to Quinta do Vale golf course. The Quinta do Vale golf course has been designed to attract golfers of every level and…

Demolition phase Casa Scholdstrom

After the project of the new house was approved by the planning office we finally got the approval for demolition of the old one and the demolition started May 10 at 08:00 in the morning. The street was blocked of from traffic, a huge excavator was unloaded from a truck in this narrow street and…

Dorado on the grill

Since I live in the Algarve, Portugal it is a pleasure to go to the fish market and see what they have to offer for the day. Today I chose Dorado is a fish that is unbelievably good on the barbeque. In the market they clean the fish and opened it up so that it…

Taco pie

Taco pie. Piecrust 0,75 cups gluten free Oatmeal flour 1/2 cup almond flour 3 tbs. cornstarch 4 tbs. melted coconut oil without flavor 4 tbs. Ice cold water ½ tsp. salt Preheat oven to 175 degrees. Mix the flours and salt in a bowl. Add the coconut fat and water and work it into dough….

Breaded Cod filé

A lovely cod fillet always tastes good, extra good is it if you chop nuts and dip it in before you fry it golden in butter. The nuts gives it such a lovely nutty flavor. Serve with homemade mayonnaise and a vegetable of your choice. I like broccoli serves well with fish, and quick to fix. Recipe…

Our House

The first time when we came to Vila Real de Santo António we fell in love in this charming little city. We have been all around the coastline in Algarve but never felt so at home until we came here. This place has movement all year around. Since it is a small town it doesn’t…

Bicykel ride at the nature reserve Sapal

The 25 of april is in memory of the Portuguese revolution and with other words known as the Carnation Revolution that took place in 1974. This year it was a beautiful day, clear blue sky and nice temperatures so we took our fairly new bicykels on a ride to the nature reserve Sapal de Casto…

Zucchini pasta with Shrimp

I love this dish, because of the flavours that combines so well together and it is very easy to make. In less than 20 minutes it is ready. The recipe is for 2 people 2 medium zucchini 5 garlic cloves, thinly cut 1 fresh chili pepper chopped 1 handful fresh coriander 500 gr Fresh shrimp…