Distinguished with the highest classification of The Great Taste, the world's largest prize in food and beverages, Ginjinha de Marvão, made with ginjas from the Serra de São Mamede Natural Park, is based on a very old recipe used already at the time of smuggling on the border with Spain.
It is said that, at the time of the colonization of Brazil, portuguese navigators put poejo on their robes to avoid the inconvenience of long journeys. This aromatic plant, also known as mint of the lungs, of intense aroma and very refreshing taste, is the basis of this typical alentejo liqueur, perfect as a digestive at the end of meals.
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"Hot and good..." thus the sale of roasted chestnuts in portuguese streets is proclaimed. They are the protagonists of Magusto, a popular festival celebrated on November 11, where, according to tradition, friends and family gather around the campfire to live with joy.
You're never misaccompanied near an Elder. Since ancient times this tree was planted next to the houses to ensure its protection. It was believed that within her lived a good fairy who zeed for the home and for all those who inhabited it.
Marmelnated is an originality of traditional Portuguese sweets. In the 15th century, it was already included in the Cookbook of Infanta D. Maria de Portugal and circulated on the route of India and Brazil during the Period of the Discoveries. After the celebration of the first Mass in Brazil, she was, no more, no less, the first dessert to be consumed.
Camarinha liqueur, a rare fruit, sweet flavor, slightly acidic and honey aroma that can be found in the dunes of the Portuguese beaches of the Atlantic coast, being almost non-existent in other parts of the world.
In the smallest fruits there are the greatest treasures. This is how we see the blackcurrant, a sweet berry, subtly acidic, of European origin. We therefore decided to decorate her queen of this voluptuous ruby-colored liqueur, which highlights the presence of real currants from the national territory.
An unexpected encounter of tangerine, citrus fruit from the East, with pine pinion, seed of the pine, a tree introduced into the Mediterranean that would be an ally of the Portuguese navigators in the Discoveries, for the conservation capacity and energy value of its dry fruit.