PORTUGAL

We haven’t been to Portugal but it’s one of the countries we’re most excited to visit. From what I’ve heard and read online, the architecture is beautiful, the culture is interesting, and the food is absolutely delicious. We’ll be traveling to Lisbon and Porto in 2019 and are looking forward to eating our way through this intriguing country.

Drinking Ginja de Óbidos in Portugal

Drinking Ginja de Óbidos in Portugal

Ginja is a very sour, almost bitter, type of cherry. It grows particularly well in the valley region of Sobral da Lagoa in the council of Óbidos. It began to be used for liquor production in Lisbon in the 19th century, but it wasn’t until 1987 that Dário Pimpão created the recipe that is still famous in Óbidos today.
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