Portugal:  And This Is Why We Don’t Drink

Portugal: And This Is Why We Don’t Drink

We almost never drink alcohol.  Julia claims that she is too much fun as-is and alcohol would be wasted on her.  I simply like to keep a clear head and maintain a healthy lifestyle.  When we are in U.S., we don’t drink at all.  But…

Sardines and Egg Custard Tarts – The Overlooked Cuisine of Portugal

Sardines and Egg Custard Tarts – The Overlooked Cuisine of Portugal

We are standing in a giant store where every wall is covered with floor-to-ceiling shelves, displaying thousands of cans of sardines. “Is this… a sardines store?” Julia asks no one in particular. Her pointless question echoes off the endlessly stacked sardine cans and down the…