Feliz Páscoa

Celebrating the joy and beauty of Easter in the Algarve

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Festa Grande da Mãe Soberana

After last year’s c’est la vie we finally made it. Arrived too late to collect a scarf but probably a little bit too early for the procession, still we got a parking space. We were not too sure what to expect but after the beautiful parade at São Brás we were hopeful, after all the ‘Feast […]

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Folar de Olhão

Folar is a fancy bread which is traditionally baked at Easter. There are many types – sweet and savoury, but we’ve only tried a few. My favourite to date is the Folar de Olhão with its seven layers of caramelised sugar and cinnamon. More like a cake than a bread it is hard on the outside, with the […]

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