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The food of the Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region

From the freshest seafood to mouthwatering desserts, the cuisine of the Algarve has much to tantalise and excite your tastebuds.

Top Five Algarve Festivals

Among the dozens of festivals held in Portugal throughout the year, there are several that shouldn’t be missed. Here are our top 5.

The Alentejo – hidden Portugal

The Alentejo is a deeply rural, fascinating area. Find out more about this spectacular region of Portugal in Sunvil's latest blog.

May 2017’s Sunvil Supper Club – Croquetas de Jamón Serrano

This month, Sunvil Supper Club heads to our newest holiday destination, Spain. Our recipe is Croquetes de Jamon Serra, a popular tapas dish.

April 2017’s Sunvil Supper Club – Sicilian-style Chicken (Pollo ai Profumi di Sicilia)

This dish is full of the exotic flavours of Sicily, echoing the island’s turbulent past when various rulers – Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Spanish to name a few – left a strong imprint on everything from architecture to Sicily’s remarkably varied cuisine. To download your recipe card,

The Algarve – Our Top 10 Cultural attractions

Portugal's southernmost region maybe famed for its sandy shores but there is also a rich cultural heritage to discover. Find the real Algarve.

February 2017’s Sunvil Supper Club – Feijoada Choco

As a celebratory dish, Feijoada is traditionally served on Saturday afternoons or for Sunday lunch and intended to be a leisurely midday meal. It is a stew of Portuguese origin and normally made with beef of pork, however as with this dish, you can use fish. To

Notes from the field – Svalbard, Norway

Our Greece expert, Stella, swapped the golden beaches and olive-clad hillsides of her beloved Greek islands to holiday in Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago 807 miles south of the North Pole. Svalbard is the northernmost settlement in the world and is known for its rugged, remote terrain of glaciers

November 2016’s Sunvil Supper Club – Janssons frestelse

This dish, also known as ‘Jansson’s temptation’ is said to have been named for Pelle Janzon, a food loving Swedish opera singer of the early 20th century. The recipe was published for the first time in 1940 and this rich dish quickly became a classic of the

October 2016’s Sunvil Supper Club – Fried Neopolitan Pizza

Cook your own traditional fried Neopolitan pizza with October's Sunvil Supper Club.