Vinho Verde – the Verde wine – is a mix of flavours and aromas: light, fragrant, medium content of alcohol and with great digestive properties. It stands out thanks to its freshness and special qualities and is a very drinkable wine, particularly on hot days.
The orange and orange blossom represent hospitality, the dedication and reason behind the service, and surprisingly remember the travels of the Portuguese around the world. Nowadays, along the Mediterranean bay, the orange is synonym for Portugal: in Piemonte it is portugaletto, in Kurdistan it is portughal, in Albania portokale and in Greece portugales.
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 still those who made this bread or berry daily, not [...]
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 fact that the recipe is spread - since it is also made in other closely related lands - has a secret that gives it the unique and characteristic flavor of the "real" biscuit [...]
the veal chop from the native Arouquesa breed is, of course, a speciality that should not be missed. Who better to prove it than the international FAO specialist M. H. French who back in 1967 already said: “The Arouquesa breed is indeed the best meat breed in Portugal…”
The traditional smoked meats have a unique flavour and are very popular. This product and the anhoassado (roast lamb) are the foundation of two festivals celebrated every year – AnhoAssado com Arroz do Forno (Roast Lamb with Oven-Baked Rice) and the Feira do Fumeiro, Cozido à Portuguesa e dos Vinhos de Baião(Festival of the smoked meats, meat and vegetable stew and wines of Baião) – attracting thousands of visitors to Baião.
The anho assado (roast lamb) with oven-baked rice is a must on special days, weddings, baptisms and birthdays.But many people also do not want to forego the green cabbage soup or bazulaque (lung and liver stew), which was offered to the guests of the bride and groom before they made their way to the church.