real people, real food


London, Amsterdam and Barcelona: we visit them last November. The three cities were already familar to us. At least we thought so. So when we finally manage some free time to wander, we choose to look for locals to show us the less touristy areas and discover the food culture and get along with those who live there. How we decide to do it? By doing food tours, of course!

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The next time you enjoy a coffee, drink a coffee with milk (galão) or eat a soup in Mouradia, the headquarters of the Renovar a Mouraria Association, you can help those in need. How? Just order a coffee, a galão, a soup or a sandwich and pay double or triple. These coffees or soups that were paid are displayed in a board so that everyone knows what is available.

The neediest people can consume these foods for free because they are already paid...

In Portuguese cuisine the concept of fast food is not necessarily linked to burgers, pizza or lasagne. One of the dishes very appreciated by the Portuguese takes five minutes to get ready and could not be easier to prepare. You just need the right ingredients and follow the instructions:

Ingredients (serves 2 people)
1 onion