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The new season is here, inviting us to savour dishes that warm the soul and appreciate the autumn's colours in nature. How about taking the opportunity for a weekend getaway for two or with the family? Follow our suggestions and indulge in traditional comfort food, where aromas and flavours fill us with joy. And don't forget: in Portugal, on October 29th, there’s a time change: at 02:00 a.m., the clocks are set back by one hour. Make the most of every moment to embrace this enchanting season.
Discover Arrábida, in the Setúbal region, a natural reservation with a beautiful landscape just 45 minutes from Lisbon. Within a 30 km radius, seven castles and fortresses await you in this mountain range that extends to the sea. Start with the fortresses of Setúbal and end at the castle of Sesimbra, to rest and recharge with a reinvigorating cod stew or the famous clams "à bulhão pato" at the Espadarte Restaurant. Along the way, be enchanted by the golden and reddish tones of the natural landscape and vineyards, and don't miss a visit to the magnificent wine cellars of the region.
When the family sets out to explore nature, it is always a joy, but it can also be quite tiring! Now, imagine being able to reward them with a family picnic, incredibly prepared by a chef, without having to lift a finger...
EPIC SANA Algarve takes care of everything for you. Simply place your order in advance, and everything will be ready and waiting for you. Just arrive, sit on the comfortable cushions, and savor the delights that come in the Chef's Basket while enjoying the nature surrounding you.
If there were a museum of Portuguese gastronomy, “Cozido à Portuguesa” or Portuguese Stew would certainly be the highlight. The ultimate traditional comfort food dish of the national table is a relic with origins dating back to the 17th century. Domingos Rodrigues, a cook in the Royal Portuguese Palace, considered it a rich dish, featuring partridges, rabbit, and pigeons. There are various versions of this plate, from North to South. In Lisbon, it's prepared with heart and in accordance with tradition at the Astrolábio Restaurant, available on Thursdays for lunch. But you’re far away from Portugal, you can always treat the family to a Sunday lunch banquet with this traditional recipe:
We hope you enjoy these suggestions and have a wonderful autumn!
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