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11/03/16 Foodies nest , Sweet tooth , Turkey # , , , , , ,

Warning: Landeau Chocolate cake will get you addicted

Warning: Landeau Chocolate cake will get you addicted

As the quote goes, “If nothing else works, try chocolate cake.”

Every now and then we stop by El Corte Inglês to take home a slice of this divine chocolate cake. We feel like it’s hard to put in words how amazingly it tastes Continue reading

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15/02/16 Around Lisbon , Foodies nest # , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Crafting coffee in the heart of Lisbon (Flor da Selva coffee)

Crafting coffee in the heart of Lisbon (Flor da Selva coffee)

This week we bring you a sip of nostalgia. Recently, we found out (a friend gave us the tip) that in Lisbon, there is a place where the coffee roasting is still made the old fashioned way, wood-fire roasted. Continue reading

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03/12/15 Around Portugal , Foodies nest # , , , ,

The tradition of canned fish in Portugal

The tradition of canned fish in Portugal

You may know Portugal for its sardines, and especially the canned ones. Despite the common belief, this small country has a large diversity of canned fish, from sardines to horse mackerel, from tuna to anchovy, octopus to eel. Moreover, there’s also a variety of sauce it is preserved in, from plain olive oil to an explosion of unbelievable flavors. Continue reading

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25/10/15 Around Lisbon , Around Portugal , Foodies nest # , , , , , ,

A short philosophy about going at a local food market in Portugal

A short philosophy about going at a local food market in Portugal

In a cosmopolitan world, entering a local food market in Portugal, or Paris, or Vietnam, is like a breath of fresh air, the impression is like…entering a supermarket years ago? It’s where you’ll find locals in their own environment. Nothing compares to Continue reading

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06/07/15 Around Lisbon , Foodies nest # , , , ,

More than wine – A Portuguese flavor in LX Factory

More than wine – A Portuguese flavor in LX Factory

More than wine is the bar concept that could be a success anywhere in the world. Let us tell you what makes it particular and memorable. Continue reading

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28/06/15 Around Lisbon , Around Portugal , Foodies nest # , , , , , , ,

The place in Lisbon with the finest taste of coffee

The place in Lisbon with the finest taste of coffee

There’s a new café in town and it is not the regular Portuguese one where you just ask for a bica. 

As soon as we’d found out it opened its doors in the beginning of this month, we went to check for ourselves what makes it so special. Continue reading

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19/04/14 Foodies nest # , , , , , , , , ,

To spread the word: Botequim Da Mouraria, The Ultimate Culinary Experience

To spread the word: Botequim Da Mouraria, The Ultimate Culinary Experience

If Epicurus was among us today, he would probably frequent Botequim Da Mouraria, a little restaurant in the heart of Alentejo, Evora.

We believe that any Portuguese and foreigner should have in his list Mr. Domingos’ gourmet oasis.

Wonder why we enjoyed this place so much as to write about it?

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2016 Fitur’s Travel Blogger Award Finalist
2016 Fitur’s Travel Blogger Award Finalist

We're Diana & Edgar (& Asta) - a photographer, a tour guide & a stubborn fox terrier based in Lisbon.

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