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Apr 16, 2021

5 reasons to include Quinta do Tedo on your next trip to Portugal

A visit to Quinta do Tedo's estate is the perfect way to experience the Douro terroir in all its glory: walk the vineyards, taste their Douro wines and Ports, try their olive oil, hike amazing natural trails and have delightful meals standing over a breathtaking view of the Douro river. Come for the day or book a stay!

Apr 8, 2021

(Adults Only!) Strawberry Rosé Sorbet!

Joana here, preparing an adults-only frozen treat you’ll want to repeat all spring and summer long! Think rosé. Now think strawberries. Freeze! The best part is that it requires minimal preparation, minimal dishes and only a few steps.

Mar 22, 2021

Sweet, Spicy and Citric Roasted Portuguese Peanuts

Today's Portuguese Petisco recipe is one for those days where you just want a quick snack, something really easy and simple - a perfect pairing for a cocktail? What's better than a peanut recipe!  

Mar 18, 2021

Quick and Easy Bolhão Pato Clams (With Vinho Verde!)

Joana here with one of my favorite Portuguese treats. Whether you’re visiting Lisboa, Porto or Algarve, Bolhão Pato clams is a classic must try that you can easily whip up wat home.

Mar 1, 2021

Easy Canned Sardines on Toast

Joana here - Farah's official wine and food writer based in Leiria, Portugal. In thinking about my first recipe for the Farah blog, I opted for something delicious, quick and easy using canned sardines in tomato sauce. Before you think this will be a hassle, too much work and a ton of dishes to do afterwards, think again because it is the absolute opposite. This recipe is one of my go-to's that reminds me of the ocean and is just begging for a glass of vinho on the side.

Nov 7, 2020

The History of the Canned Sardine in Portugal!

Canned sardines or conservas are a quintessential Portuguese treat enjoyed in restaurants, at kitchen tables and seaside picnics across Portugal and the globe. This delicious and nutritious Portuguese delicacy finds its origins in the Iron Age when the Phoenicians and Greeks caught wild sardines off the coast of Portugal and preserved them in containers filled with salt. 

Feb 11, 2020

7 Easy Tips for Pairing Food and Wine

Since the 1980s, food engineers, molecular chefs, sommeliers, and trend-obsessed foodies have dove deep into exploring endless combinations of tastes, aromas and textures. This gastronomic revolution continues to change making wine and food pairing seem daunting. 

Jan 28, 2020

Portuguese Petisco Recipes For Super Bowl Sunday

Anyone who has been to Portugal has indulged in the classic treat - petiscos -  small plates enjoyed together with friends. Petiscos are a delicious snack or meal AND they are the perfect Super Bowl finger food! 

Jan 1, 2020

Portuguese Inspired Desserts and Port Pairings!

At Farah Trading Co we believe that wines are best enjoyed with the foods, friends and stories that make travel so w...

Nov 18, 2019

Portuguese Inspired Thanksgiving Recipes - And Wine Pairings!

    A  day dedicated to food, drink, family and friends - that's my kind of festa!  Below you will find an assortme...
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