About Me

We moved out to Portugal to live a frugal but better , simpler and peaceful life, our house is a very basic, semi ruin, up in the hills outside Figueiro Dos Vinhos, where we work our land, enjoy life with each other and our dogs, and hope to make the smallest carbon footprint we can,

Saturday, 8 January 2011

Staying with us. Menus .

Well our guests have gone, and seemed very happy with their week with us. so happy in fact that they plan to come back in March.
While they were with us they ate an evening meal most nights. They thought it would help our cause and increase our bookings if I posted on here the menus for the week... so, its worth a try. Hopefully It wont bore you all too much.
We charge 7.50 euros per head. And that includes wine & coffee.

So The menus were as follows.

1, Homemade vegetable soup with homemade basil Soda bread.
Marinaded Pork chops, Roasted Vegetables(potates, carrots, butternut squash, garlic and herbs)Plus Rice & blackeyed beans.
Homemade Lemon rice pudding.
Plus wine & coffee.

2. Homemade Minestrone Soup & Soda Bread.
Homemade fresh tagiatelli pasta with cream/mushroom and bacon sauce. homemade garlic rolls & a salad.
Kiwi &Coconut dappy with custard.
Wine & Coffee.

Tomato/onion and Basil salad on fresh lettuce , mushroom paté wit toast.
Garlic & paprika roast Pork, roast potatoes, roast carrots, green beans with seseame seed dressing, cauliflower & gravy.
Fig & honey Pancakes.
Wine & coffee.

4. Tomato Soup & Soda Bread.
Pork with mushrooms and chestnuts in a cumin sauce. Green beans and seseme dressing, Boiled rice.
Homemade Egg Custard Tart.
wine & coffee

5. Cheese/bacon Garlic rolls.
Savoury Mince (soya) and sage dumplings. Roast potatoes , Roast carrots. Cabbage.
Fresh Pinapple with homemade chocolate sauce...
Wine & Coffee.

On the 6th night they took us out to dinner in town... and lovely it was too...
Well there you are, Im going to add this as a sample menu on our accomodation page too I think.