Sunday evening dinner

Buying ingredients at the local farmer's market

Buying ingredients at the local farmer's market

One of the best things about Portugal is the fresh fish. We tried out a new fish soup recipe, using cod, which is a local speciality. The recipe called for cream and green apples.

Fish in profusion

Fish in profusion

There were several herbs needed, all of which we could gather fresh from the hillside around our hacienda. 

Wild dill, thyme and sage

Wild dill, thyme and sage

The result was a rich and flavorful concoction, served over raisins and dates, which add a sweetness. We are not going hungry here. 

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