Portugal – Eating and drinking in Vila Nova de Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia (or simply Gaia) is a city across the river from Porto.  All the cellars (locally known as “caves”) where the port is stored and aged are there.  This was our base for our last week in Portugal.

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Our trip to Portugal – Eating and drinking in Viana do Castelo

After spending a couple of days in Porto (which you can read about here) we wanted to explore a bit more of northern Portugal. Viana do Castelo looked like the perfect place.  This beautiful city with its stunning architecture and old world charm is 75km north of Porto.

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Our trip to Portugal – Eating and drinking in Porto

We went to Portugal in February and it was the most incredible holiday. We loved the country – the beautiful landscapes, beaches, architecture, people and of course the glorious food !

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Our wine road trip in the Breede River Valley – where we went and what we bought.

The Breede River Valley region is known for its breathtaking scenery, hospitable people and of course wonderful wines.  We were there in October for the Wine on the River festival (which I wrote about here) and decided to take a few days off to do a wine road trip.

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Lamb Sosaties from”Kook en Geniet”

“Kook en Geniet” is the most successful South African cookbook ever published.  First published in 1951 and over a million copies later, this is the cookbook to use if you are looking for authentic South African recipes.  Adrienne received a copy as a gift a while ago and decided to make lamb sosaties.

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