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Hidden in Largo da Achada, in the back of Rua das Farinhas, Casa da Achada is the headquarters of the Center Mário Dionísio, a cultural spot that offers several proposals as painting exhibitions or screenings outdoors. 
Includes the private library of Mário Dionísio, a portuguese critic, writer, professor and painter (1916-1993), and Maria Letícia Clemente da Silva, a teacher whom he married in 1940, which can be consulted by appointment...

Forget Emmental, Gruyere, Brie or Roquefort cheese. In Portugal, the mandatory cheeses are those that smell worse! At first the scent can be a strong deterrent, but the spicy touch makes you forget everything. Don’t you believe? Pass by Zé dos Cornos tavern, in Mouraria, ask to taste the cheese of Castelo Branco, with a spicy touch and strong taste. Since you're there take time to savor the Alpedrinha, since this is one of the few places in Lisbon where you can find this cheese from Fundão...

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...

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