In 2019 we celebrate typical Portuguese phrases: We start with : “Be with the Olive Oils” means being in a bad mood, irritated, angry. Wake up with your feet outside” means to wake up in a bad mood, to be grumpy. “Partir a Loiça toda!”, significa fazer algo surpreendente que excede as expectativas. “Take the […]
The connection between Portugal and Brazil, dates from the time of the discoveries, when the brave and fearless Pedro Alvares Cabral adventure between seas and oceans never navigated before to the discovery of the lands of Vera Cruz. Thus begins the history between Portugal and Brazil that continues until the present day. The habits and […]
Olive harvest is an activity that is a tribute to those who were born in the rural areas, having in each village one or sometimes more traditional mills.Many are the stories and memories of those farming moments that are remembered as happy moments of gatherings. Usually the harvest was made in family and accompanied by […]
“In Alentejo travels naturally with and through history.Situated “in the south of Portugal, between the river Tagus and the Algarve. To the east it borders Spain and to the west it is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean. “ Characterized by the typical and endless plains, separated by mountainous and mountainous areas, accompanied by a beautiful […]
Let’s talk about Portugal, its culture and its gastronomic traditions responsible for being a holder of a Portuguese cuisine so rich and diversified, where all who pass by stand out and surrender and those who are here are eternally in love with our unique flavors and palates. Eating habits, the traditional diet and the products […]
The cultivation of the olive tree is lost in ancient times, a millenarian and Mediterranean tree par excellence. It is an ancestral tradition in Mediterranean countries and is part of the so-called Mediterranean diet. “Writings of the Roman historian Strabo refer to Alentejo Olive Oil as a product of excellent quality, imported by Rome 2000 […]
We leave a synthesis of some varieties of Olive (Carrasquenha, Cobrançosa, Cordovil de Castelo Branco, Galega Vulgar, Galega, Maçanilha Algarvia, Redondil, Picual, Verdeal and Madural) existing in Portugal and their respective characteristics.
It is a fact that the presence of Olive oil in Portuguese lands remotes to the BC times, so we leave a brief synthesis of the olive oil cultivation history. The origin of the Olive Tree culture is lost in the night of the times, its expansion coincides and is confused with that of the […]
PDO (DOP in portuguese) are olive oils of Portuguese Origin with Protected Designation of Origin by the European Union since 1996. This certification helps to distinguish these oils from the others, serving as a quality “seal”. It is associated to this denomination the excellent characteristics of climate, soil, olive tree species and production process associated […]
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