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What makes a French couple with a steady life in Paris to sell everything and to settle in Lisbon and choose Mouraria neighborhood to live in? A consuming passion for the country they chose to live with little Marceau.

It was during the first visit to Lisbon, five years ago, that Anne-Sophie and Maxime Tellier fell in love with our country. Besides the capital they visited Alentejo and hopelessly fell in love with the landscapes and the friendliness of the Portuguese...

Mouraria is the most multicultural neighborhood of Lisbon and Portugal. You find everything in here. 

If you are in Lisbon and looking for a Halal butcher, Benformoso Street  is a must see destination. There are at least three butchers that sell Halal meat, ie, arabic word that means allowed to the Islamic community.

In Portugal there are more than 40 000 muslims, among Guineans, Bengalis, Indian, Cape Verdeans, Angolans, etc. But it is not only muslims who consume Halal products...

Portugal is a world of traditions and the killing of the pig is one of them. In this ritual, once very important for the economy of the people, everything is important. Even the guts and the blood of the animal to make the most varied sausages. Chorizo​​, blood sausage, smoked sausage (farinheira) and alheira are some of the most appreciated and are part of traditional dishes such as Portuguese stew or the famous Sopa da Pedra (soup with various types of meat and sausages). After the ritual of killing the pig, while men cut the animal, women prepared the meat and condiments to manually prepare the sausages, whose secrets were passed on to new generations...