Restaurant Sem Espinhas

A restaurant that we like very much to go to is the Sem Espinhas. It can be found on Avenida Republica 51, in Vila Real de Santo António. They also have a website http://www.semespinhas.net  It is located nicely near the river and in the summer you can also sit outside. The staff is always very friendly…

Ceviche

Ceviche is originally from Peru. I learned how to make a Peruvian ceviche from a friend when we lived in Panama. It is lime-marinated fish, so incredibly good and fresh. Would actually be able to live on it, I think. Can be served for lunch, picnic, or as an appetizer. In summer it is an…

Évora; A World Heritage Site

Friday evening we discussed possible plans for the weekend, we have heard so much about Èvora that should have a well-preserved old town center surrounded by a medieval walls and remains from various historical periods. Évora is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, it’s also the capital of the Alentejo region and consequently…

Monthly medal Quinta do Vale; June

Quinta do Vale is an amazing golf course, the more I play it the more I get to like it, every day it’s a new challenge and depending on the weather and wind you get to see the course from a new perspective. Now it’s in really good condition, the greens are firm and fast,…

Spanish Gazpacho

I love Gazpacho when it’s really hot summer days! Right now we have +35 degrees in Portugal so a gazpacho really cools down. We lived in Spain for some year’s years in the 80’s and there I had a friend from Andalusia who taught me to make authentic gazpacho, so I’ve learned from the best…

Frittata

Many people often ask me what I eat for breakfast since I don´t eat gluten. My answer is always, everything else :). This lovely frittata for example is one thing you can serve together with bacon, ham and avocado. You can save it for a couple of days in the refrigerator and if you are…