terça-feira, 17 de junho de 2014

Gastronomy: Mercado Bom Gourmet

The Mercado Bom Gourmet is an online store dedicated exclusively to promoting and selling the best Portuguese wines and gourmet products. You can find olive oil, canned tuna, among other delicious products with the Portuguese stamp.

The latest news from Mercado Bom Gourmet is to celebrate the arrival of summer: an irresistible mix with a selection of ideal wine to be enjoyed in the hottest season of the year.

quinta-feira, 29 de maio de 2014

Gastronomy: Barriga de Freira

This dessert, as its name implies, was created by Portuguese convents of nuns of the seventeenth century. This is one of the oldest traditional candy in Portugal. This candy is flavored with almond that only what makes this more delicious.

Fonte: http://simplesmentemaria3.blogspot.pt/2012/06/doce-momento-barriga-de-freira.html

The almond flavor blends with the texture of the eggs popping a very distinctive and irresistible flavor. Do not miss out and taste this delicacy.

quarta-feira, 28 de maio de 2014

Potatoes / Batatas de Vila Pouca de Aguiar



Vila Pouca de Aguiar’s Potatoes Although wine is the best known product of Douro, there are other products with good quality produced in this rich region. In Vila Pouca de Aguiar, the potato is the queen and it’s one of the great productions of the region. This region lives mostly thanks to the agriculture. Potatoes are an excellent company to roast lamb, another gastronomic pearl of Douro. 

Persimmon / Dióspiro



The persimmon is a fruit of the Douro region. It has an orange color and a bittersweet flavor. Persimmons are eaten when they are very mature. This fruit is found only in the fall, since it is very difficult to keep him. They last only a few days after being ready to eat.

terça-feira, 27 de maio de 2014

Our thanks to City Council of Peso da Régua

Many of the topics covered in our publications refer to the city of Peso da Régua, for this reason we greatly value the partnership of disclosure between Finding Douro and the City Council of Peso da Régua, who after much deliberation, accepted our request for partnership.

The team of Finding Douro would like to thank the consideration taken by the institution of this land which, like our blog, represents the best Douro has to offer.

Gastronomy: "Widows of Braga"

The "Widows of Braga" is a traditional sweet of Braga, which was lost with the progression of time, but their revenues were retrieved through historical research.
Source: http://bragamaior.blogspot.pt/2013/07/recuperar-as-viuvas-do-convento-dos.html

segunda-feira, 26 de maio de 2014

Patrimony: Ancient Drawnings from Foz Coa

For those planning to visit Foz Coa, a visit to the Archaeological Park of the city is a must. There are paintings that have their origin in Paleolithic period. It can be observed from hundreds to thousands of stone engravings from small sizes too large ones (between 15cm and 180cm).

Fonte: http://comunidade.sol.pt/photos/ecfamalic/picture431317.aspx

The most common is to find representations of animals. However, it is possible to identify human and / or abstract figures. This park gets a lot of tourist demand. In 2007, around 16,500 people visited the ancient prints. If you are really interested, you have to make an previous booking.