LAND OF FLAVOURS

The gastronomy of Baião is so special that some say that Eça de Queiroz did not only fall in love with the landscape of this land, but also with the flavours of its traditional dishes when he wrote “The City and the Mountains” in which he makes reference to the magnificent broad bean rice. The proof of this is the title that the Brazilian ambassador, Dário Castro Alves, gave to the cultural gastronomic dictionary on Eça de Queiroz: Era Tormes e Amanhecia (Portuguese for: Tormes in the morning).

Green wine is a mixture of aromas and flavors, light, aromatic, medium alcoholic and of excellent digestive properties, stands out for its freshness and special qualities, being a very desirable wine, especially in the hot season ....

The orange and orange blossom symbolize the welcome, dedication and sense of service, unexpectedly evoking the journey of the Portuguese throughout the world. Even today, along the Mediterranean basin, orange is mistaken for ...

Until the middle of the century. XX, the bakery was a much more urban reality than it is today. In the countryside, in the villages, the bread that was eaten was the bread, the dark bread, which was made fairly regularly at home, for own consumption. There were...

Biscoito da Teixeira - the genuine one -, present in all the celebrations and pilgrimages of the North of Portugal. It is a traditional biscuit that, despite the dissemination of the recipe - since it is also confectioned in other lands very close ...

Of course, the establishment of the arouquesa calf, an autochthonous breed, is a specialty not to be forgotten by connoisseurs. Who better than the international expert of the FAO, MH French, who already in 1967 affirmed: "The race Arouquesa ...

The traditional smoker has an unmistakable flavor and is very much appreciated. This product and the roasted year give rise to two annual festivals ─ Roasted Egg with Oven Rice; Fumeiro Fair, Cooked Portuguese and Baião's Wines - ...

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