Month: October 2017

For the Love of Portuguese Food, Interview

For the Love of Portuguese Food, Interview

Traditional Portuguese Cuisine Author of cookbook, For the Love of Portuguese Food, Milena Rodrigues grew up in a Portuguese household where eating hearty, homemade meals prepared lovingly by her mother was a daily event.  In her collection of traditional recipes, Milena shares simple dishes for anyone […]

Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

  It’s pumpkin season and the best way to enjoy these orange gourds is with sugar and spice.  Appease your sweet tooth and bake one or more of these delicious pumpkin dessert recipes.

Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Classic Jack-o’-Lantern When my children were young Halloween was a favourite festivity in my house.  For me it still is.  I love Halloween Haunts, spooky nights, the costumes, the treats, and of course a visit to the pumpkin patch in search of that ONE special pumpkin.  Once home its time to […]

Aldeia Tipica Jose Franco

Aldeia Tipica Jose Franco

Jose Franco Village Museum – A real family trip to a rural past in Portugal  I was pleasantly surprised to learn that Margaret, in her recent trip to Portugal, visited an open air museum known as the Typical Village of Jose Franco (Aldeia Tipica Jose […]

My Seafood Obsession

My Seafood Obsession

I was totally spoiled on my recent trip to Portugal. From delicious restaurant dishes to homecooked meals  made by loving family members. My food experience this year was extraordinary. Here are some of my favourites…by the way…I gained 10 pounds in 3 weeks. Crab, snails […]