To visit Aveiro without tasting ovos moles is a sin. This is a typical pastry in the area and comes from the ancient feminine convents in Aveiro.
With a buttery or dry dough, yellow colour and intense flavour, Serra da Estrela cheese is made exclusively with milk from Bordaleira breed sheep, and puts all the generosity of Serra da Estrela on the table.
If you want to bake a mouth-watering cake, you must use Branca de Neve flour, a true must of every Portuguese kitchen!
We can not think of a better way to start the day than at the delicious tea room Cakes 2 Love in the beautiful historical city of Guarda!
Casa Havanesa is truly a mythical spot of Figueira da Foz. This former bookshop and photo house belonged to the brothers José and Mário Santos Alves, who were consuls of Portugal in Belgium and England.
From pure sheep milk comes the most intense flavour in the region: the Castelo Branco cheese.
Fangas Mercearia Bar is a venue located in Coimbra uptown, where you can buy and taste traditional Portuguese products.
Based in Aveiro, the company Fabridoce owns several patisseries in this beautiful city and it is specialised in the production of the delicious “ovos-moles”, the typical sweet of Aveiro made of egg yolk and lots of sugar!
Displaying an amber colour or dark amber, it has a very peculiar aroma and some astringency, owing to the nectar of the heather!
Near Coimbra (approximately 34 km away) in Miranda do Corvo you will find an enchanting nostalgic shop called Loja do Sr. Falcão.
The historical centre of Viseu has a truly creative soul. Located in front of 4-star Hotel Palácio dos Melos, Maria Xica is an elegant restaurant and bar you can taste delicious treats, titbits or more elaborate courses, as well as an excellent wine selection.
The pleasant shop Monsabores-Produtos da Terra is owned by a very friendly couple, Andreia and Diogo, this cosy shop tells a very interesting story.