m a g a z i n e
After an unbelievably warm and sunny
Richard Bassett October, Autumn is well and truly upon us.
EdITOR I've heard many people talking about wood
deliveries, keeping it dry etc, which brings
EdITORIaL back memories of last winter, damp wood,
Richard Bassett Snr. smoky rooms and mold. Well, enough of
the negative stuff, this month we meet the
Call 961 700 200 or email
email@example.com owners of Casa da Calma bed and breakfast
and Santa Luzia restaurant Casa do Polvo.
Arne Jakobsen We have several delicious international NOTIcE BOaRd
the Great Dane
dishes from Quinta Fonte do Bispo's new
Let us know your thoughts.
Litografis-Artes winter menu on our regular food page, more 5 WHaT’S ON
Things to do this month.
Graficas Lda, Ferreiras golfing tips from Keith Ashdown, properties, Get up to date on the
latest East Algarve news!
dISTRIBUTION we focus on olive processing and visit a local
Advertisers will be
issued copies for factory and museum, finance, environment 8
Meet Eduardo, owner of Casa do
and much more. I hope you enjoy the
with retail outlets.
November issue, whether your reading it by
American artist, Jeanine Leclaire.
All rights reserved. Except for normal aRTS
Whatever happened to Tiny Tim?
a cosy log fire or in the Autumn sunshine.
review purposes, no part of this magazine
may be reproduced without the written
permission of the publisher. Every care HEaLTH
has been taken in the preparation of this
Please continue to send in your comments or Clinical Pilates.
magazine, but the contents are only meant
as a guide to readers. The proprietors of this PLacES
magazine are publishers not agents or sub
suggestions, thank you. Casa da Calma.
agents of those who advertise therein.
The publisher cannot be held liable for FOcUS ON
Editor Processing olives.
any loss suffered as a result of information
gained from this publication
The property market today.
Property of the month.
TV on Broadband.
Pretty in Pink.
From Quinta Fonte do Bispo.
SpecialitieS incluDe 38 FINaNcE
News on the pound.
Fresh local seafood • cataplanas • Special SPORT
seafood rices • Fish noodles • Fresh grilled Golf tips from Keith Ashdown.
fish • Filet in Mirandesa style (considered
the best meat in portugal)• French veal
Dish of the day + drink €6.50 SPORT
The latest from Chris Wright.
Dish of the day + drink
steak • Duck breast in orange and honey BOOK LOvERS’ cORNER
pluS MucH MucH MORe! + dessert and coffee €8.50 This month's book review.
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Car boot sale at
Quinta Fonte do bispo
10am - 2pm. (portuguese time)
[Carvery lunch available]
Treatments 0 Euros.
Casa do Polvo Tasq
11th Nov, 20h0
Starters, Main co0 se
on the fourth sunday of each month, clinic only 3eth for ur
Fish or meat, desser
we attend the above event to raise Call Gar ent house wine during me t,
Things to do
funds for the abandoned animals appointm 71 and coffee.
tm.912 540 0 Tel 281 328 527
W will be selling english greetings
cards, books, clothes and bric a brac
We hope that you will be able to
come along and support us as well as
Your guide to what's on, in and
having an enjoyable time and finding sao bras CHaritY
The michael Jackson Dance
lots of lovely bargains. We also
p is the only official
tribute returns to the monte gordo around the East Algarve this
sao bras Charity sho
casino, throughout november.
welcome any donations of items for
charity shop in sao
bras and is under the month. Have fun!
us to sell. m of
e shop is run by a tea
there will be a carvery lunch umbrella of pravi, th in the area
who want to help
available at the quinta from 1pm dedicated volunteers use and
music continuities, until 31/12, municipal
of protection of Victims of animal ab museum.
ent of a program of
from 10 euros a head , please ring TaViRa - music in the churches,
developm TaViRa - centenary of the Re-
abandonment and the y.
children & the elderl
[00 351] 281971484 to book in 06/11-27/11, 18h00, t. 281 320
l assisted therapy for
public, books and memories, until Loulé: every saturday.
advance if you require this. anima 500.
t of 31/12, municipal library.
shop needs the suppor TaViRa - 2nD almadrava Fado Estoi: 2nd sunday of the
if you require any more information towards this end the ed TaViRa - "city and Rural Worlds",
you donating any unwant gala, 21h30, santa luzia civil Par-
please contact any of the following the general public by ctric goods. until 18/06/11, municipal libary and month.
furniture, and ele ish hall.
Maria hodgson maria.bluelizard@ clothes, bric a brac, ephone this Palacio da Galeria. Moncarapacho
btinternet.Com if the goods nee d picking up please tel s.B.De aLPORTeL - 26th s.B. De
s.B.De aLPORTeL - Jeanne
and arr angements can be alportel Youth accordionist Festi- 1st sunday of the month.
Chris martin e-mail chrisjohn. number 915806647 Peucherin- condamin, until 30/11,
Martin@yahoo.Co.uk made for the pick up.
val, 28/11, 15h00, cinema theatre.
municipal Gallery. Quelfes: 4th and 5th
on V.R.sTO. anTOniO - michael
Caz woodward peterandcas.Flores@ any further informati sundays of the month.
if you want to know Jackson Dance Tribute, Daily,
gmail.Com : Tavira: 3rd saturday of
regarding pravi, see 22h30, monte Gordo casino. FaiRs
For directions see the back page guage.blogspot.com
www.pravi-englishlan the month.
TaViRa - st martins celebrations,
TheaTRe 11/11, 21h30, headquarters of the vila Nova de cacela: 3rd
V.R.sTO. anTOniO - "Tabacaria", association. sunday of the month.
09/11-15/11, 10h00 and 14h30, TaViRa - st martins celebrations, castro Marim:
municpal library. 15/11, 15h00, headquarters of the
TaViRa - chocolate Pickles, association. 2nd saturday of the month.
guesthouse, BAR & BIstRo
13/11 21h30, 15/11 18h00, cine s.B.De aLPORTeL - 3rd Fair of Sta catarina: 4th sunday
QUINTA FONTE DO BISPO
antonio Pinheiro solidarity, 27/11-28/11, municipal of the month.
O P S IB O D E T NO F AT N I U Q TaViRa - aparato, 20/11, 21h30, Pavilion.
21/11 17h00, espaço da corre-
board is free for laMb, beeF & tuRkeY,
OLhÃO - adventure in the attic
of dreams, 20/11-21/11, 16h00, EMERGENCY NUMBERS
pluS all tHe tRiMMingS emergency help 112 tavira PsP 281 322 022
readers to use. Sundays from 1.00pm bOOking aDviSeD exhiBiTs Faro hospital 289 891 100 Olhão Gnr 289 701 457
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ideas or 3 course option available for only 14€ Dorneles and Lucia silva "con-
crete cork", until 15/11, alportel
natiional civil protection emergency social
suggestions museum. 214 247 100 security 144
you’d like to TaViRa - The 1st Republic in tavira Gnr 281 329 030
share with our Steak Tavira: Transformations and
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(48 hours notice for t-bone)
festivals, with compliments of east algarve magazine.
961 700 200 all steaks come with home made carnival/shrove Tuesday......... 16 Feb corpus christi, (Thursday). ....... 3 Jun
. independence Restoration Day,
chips, onion rings, mushrooms, maundy Thursday........................1 apr national Day in Portugal, (Wednesday). ..............................1 Dec
grilled tomatoes, and peas. good Friday, . ..............................2 apr (Thursday)................................. 10 Jun immaculate conception,
EN270, CXP797A, easter sunday. ............................4 apr
. assumption Day, (sunday).......15 aug (Wednesday). ..............................8 Dec
call 281 971 484, email email@example.com or see our website
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Liberation Day (sunday). ..........25 apr
. Republic Day, (Tuesday)..............5 Oct christmas eve. .........................24 Dec
Labour Day, (saturday). ............ 1 may
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LIVING ON THE
Restaurant, bar and pool.
kets open on Caliço Park
a L g a R V e PORTugaL
• NEw HOmES FOR SALE
H undreds of jobs are planned
to be created following a new • RESALES 2011 FEES INcLUDED
law which enables hypermarkets to
• yEAR ROUND RENTALS
open until midnight on sundays and
public holidays. the new law covers Olhão town hall faces • SHORT AND LONG TERm
hypermarkets that cover more than
2000 square metres.
environmental fine • RENTALS wITH OpTION TO BUy
a spokesman from Faro states “We
are preparing the regulations which I llegal dumping of waste material in a landfill site inside the limits of
Olhao’s riverside park in the ria Formosa could cost Olhao tax payers VISIT OUR SHOwHOmE
2 BEDROOmS, 3 BATHROOmS, FULLy FURNISHED
• FINANcE OpTIONS AVAILABLE
will determine the opening hours
of hypermarkets in Faro council.
between euro 7,500 - 44,000 according to the regional development
• pLOTS TO RENT FROm 100m²
Our position regarding the new Olhao town hall was served with a formal complaint for dumping waste in Situated 11km from Tavira and 11km from Vila Real de Santo António and
decree-law will only be decided Olhao’s western landfill site in december 2009. the town hall has since the Spanish border. Most plots have sea views as the coast is only 5km
after evaluation of this government removed all of the waste material, placed barriers preventing access to from the park. The park has a swimming pool, Bar and Restaurant, Free
decision." the site and further illegal dumping and has also retreated the front of the Internet access, Daytime Reception and 24 Hour Security.
sunday the 24th of October was landfill by three metres.
the first sunday in which shoppers ccdr report that a meeting is due to take place next week between Tel: (00351) 281 951 360 Tlm: (00351) 917 925 031
could benefit from the new extended the commission and the town hall to set a date for the resolution of the www.calico-park.com
opening hours of hypermarkets problem, which will only be fully resolved with the ria Formosa Polis email@example.com VISITS By AppOINTmENT ONLy
and a popular campaign was run programme starting in 2011 and which includes the refurbishment of run
by continente, who offered a 10 down areas along the western part of Olhao’s riverside area, west of the
per cent discount on all products port. “the size of the fine will depend on the outcome of the meeting and
purchased on the day. the plan to resolve the problem,” said a spokesman. n U
B a r & r e s ta U r a n t man Der
Australian woman’s death in em eW
São Brás de Alportel questioned by family
a L g a R V e PORTugaL
caliço park, vila nova de cacela, only 10mins from tavira.
J acinta rees, an australian
woman who was found dead at
her home in são brás de alportel
rees died from a “blunt force injury
to the left side of the head. the
injury pattern with trauma to both
has been actively engaged in
assisting ms rees’ family and
the investigating officials. the
regUlar events - Quiz, music, Karaoke & car boot sale(1st saturday of each month. 10am)
mini market stocking a selection of UK products. pool table & Dart board.
in march 2008 case has been head and the left arm raises serious ambassador met with, and wrote specialities
reopened. her family are claiming concerns. Further investigations to, senior officials in the Portuguese • english Breakfasts from 4.50€. Fish & chips in homemade beer batter with mushy peas 5.50€.
that she was murdered despite are being undertaken via the ministry of Foreign affairs and • rib eye steak 10€. lamb shanks 12.50€. mussel mariniere 9€.
Portuguese police ruling that she victorian Police department’s Public Prosecutor’s Office • sunday roast dinner - Beef & pork with crackling and all trimmings 8.95€ or 5.95€ for children
had committed suicide. the police homicide squad.” the family are about the case. the australian (from 1pm to 4pm every sunday).
stated "there were traces of blood apparently dissappointed with the department of Foreign affairs • Homemade cheesecakes. House wine 1€ caneca 2€.
found at the house, however there Federal Government of australia. and trade obtained a copy of the
is no suspicion of murder.” Jacintas brother stated “all we autopsy report from the victorian
the Gnr spokesman continued: want to know is the truth about coroner and provided this to the BooK
“the PJ police investigated the what happened to her. she was Portuguese investigators. noW For
property and did not find any our sister and our parents’ child – “the findings of the report were Xmas Day
evidence of robbery or any other she deserves better than this.” examined and taken into account only
crime.” he also added: “the Portuguese by the Portuguese Prosecutor. €25 p/p
a few days before her death, police have said that she died from embassy officials followed up
Jacinta had been involved in a car a self inflicted wound and there enquiries with the investigating
accident and allegedly could have were no signs of attack or defence officials and the Prosecutor’s Upcoming events: sat 6th nov, Danny maverick • Fri 12th nov, live music from teddy Boys band
been "psychologically impaired". but Jacinta’s skull had been caved office on more than 20 separate • sat 20th nov, live music with golden soul • Fri 26th nov, Karaoke. sat 4th Dec • country & Western
an australian newspaper reported in with an axe. she clearly had occasions, including following up night, chilli & rice 5.50€ p.person • Fri 10th Dec, live music from the teddy Boys band • Bookings now
that a new autopsy by australian defensive wounds". on the findings of the victorian being taken for Xmas day. 3 course meal plus coffee & mints 25€ p.person.
authorities concluded that Jacinta “the australian embassy in lisbon coroner.” contact firstname.lastname@example.org 927 364 157 or 927 168 059
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Art and Sole of Sta. Luzia
RestauRant & tapas baR
and Nicole and
hear about their
his beautiful restaurant is owned by eduardo, 2007 was a turning point in eduardo's life. a big client of of the restaurant.
born in santa luzia. as a baby he went to live in his went bankrupt, owing a large amount of money, and the staff are all residents of santa luzia and are all
angola with his family, where he stayed for twenty not wanting to restart the business, eduardo returned a beautiful restaurant with
being trained and educated by a professional 5 star
tradition, art and culture.
two years. From the age of seventeen until twenty to Portugal. shortly after returning, he met his partner chef. eduardo believes in supporting the community. english speaking staff.
two he joined the Portuguese airforce, where he served nicole, originally from Frankfurt, Germany, but had lived casa do Polvo - tasquinha specialise in Octopus, Grilled
in the colonial war and travelled the remote parts of here for twenty years, working in the hotel business. fish (of any kind, but pre-ordered), argentinian rump and Menu includes; Octopus rice with prawns,
africa. after this, he went to england and lived in barrow nicole had transformed a charming bed and breakfast, fillet steaks. they can cater for functions and events all sea food, tuna steaks, new zealand lamb
in Furness for several years, trained as a welder, married family run, with her mother and sister since 2001. year round, with a log fire for cosy winter dining. Why not chops, spare ribs and steaks etc.
and had three children. eduardo decided to open the restaurant casa do Polvo - visit eduardo, he's happy to welcome people from all
he then went on to work the oil rigs in the north sea for tasquinha in santa luzia. his vision was to build a place over the world (the staff speak five languages between AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE EVENTS
six years. after much travelling and working in nuclear where people could appreciate the history, arts and them) and experience his vision, one that is here to stay, Open 12:00-11:00pm Closed Tuesdays
and chemical plants and refineries of the arab countries culture of the santa luzia, including not only excellent and he hopes will go down in history. Avenida Eng. Duarte Pacheco, No 8
and europe, he became self employed and started a food, but the work of local artists too. he commissioned 8800-545 Santa Luzia, Tavira, Algarve
personal leasing company. it was an agency for welders brothers carlos and João Fonseca martins to make the For reservations and more information, see casa do
and fitters, sending employees the world over. hand made tiles and Octopus sculpture, both a feature
tel +351 281 328 527
Polvo's advertisement to the right.
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Philadelphia to Paderne
Words Carolyn Kain,
ainted using a representational handwritten notes give insight into its most controversial artists.
style and subtle colours, they leclaire’s thoughts and feelings. she attracted by the sensitivity of her
capture private moments of challenges her own motivation and paintings and the astounding
people at home. the artist expresses her concerns – some are proficiency of her figurative style,
enters their bathrooms and bedrooms trivial, others are deep – but like the corte-real presents her most
often finding them partly dressed, paintings, they are revealing. recent work. the gallery is her sole
absorbed in daily routine. born in Florida in 1980, she is representative in europe.
it is the candid relationships that exist following a distinguished career.
between leclaire and her subjects, she currently lives and works in Open Thursday to sunday from
which enable her to successfully Philadelphia where she is artist-in- 11am until 5pm
emulate real life. as a result, peering residence at the prestigious roger signposted from Paderne,
into these small paintings is almost laPelle Gallery. Philadelphia has one Ferreiras and Boliqueime
voyeuristic. of north america’s most exciting art Telephone: -
On the reverse of each, a series of scenes and Jeanine leclaire is one of 918 980 199 & 912 737 762
New venues for Aperitivos
Casa das Portas is a
h dear! Whatever of six nationalities, and this year the
unique shop in the heart of happened to tiny tim, the team will take the production to new
Tavira, the most beautiful crippled, youngest child venues at both ends of the algarve.
of the cratchit family? as well as performing on the 10th and
town in the Algarve. Visit and where are the other cratchit 11th december at the museum in são
the shop and experience children this christmas? Find out brás, bah humbug! will be shown at
why mr. and mrs. cratchit are dining a dinner theatre presentation at the mr. and mrs. Bob cratchit, played
first-hand not only the holiday inn algarve at armação de
alone in this new version of the old by Roger Legg and Jane Page, in
extraordinary images of the dickens favourite, a christmas Pera on the 15th december, and at aperitivo Performance group’s
the al-masrah theatre in tavira on production of Bah humbug!
town created by the owner, carol. multi-lingual aperitivo theatre
group have written a new script set the 17th december.
Jane Gibbin, but also the in the depression years of the 1930s. the ‘fringe’ type al-masrah theatre is tiny tim always used to say – God
ever changing collection of always funny, the humour is blacker a new location for aperitivo. Perfectly bless us all, each and every One!
in parts than the original and the located in the centre of tavira, just
beautiful things ethically fantasy even wilder. across from the cine-teatro, it is a For more information contact:
sourced from Portugal and audiences at the museum in são small, intimate venue ideal for this aperitivoperformancegroup@gmail.
around the world. brás, home of aperitivo, have come sort of production. tiered, bench com
to expect the unexpected from the seating (bring a cushion!) means that email@example.com
innovative theatre group, whose all the audience will get a great view or visit the website of the Friends
Casa das Portas, Rua Dr Augusto Silva Carvalho, 3, 8800-324, TAVIRA, Portugal
Telephone: +351 281 321 025 email for orders and information: firstname.lastname@example.org richly talented members include of the performance and feel really of the museum at www.amigos-
singers, musicians, artists and writers part of the christmas spirit. so - as museu-sbras.org
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Pilates Following my article in
the October edition, I was
contacted by vera Sousa
who runs a Clinical Pilates
class in Moncarapacho.
went along to watch a class and it to maintain beautiful physiques. happen in synchrony with the muscles. so with practice we should
report on how this gentle form a miracle? not really. developed exercise. exhalation should happen be able to use the right muscle for
of exercise not only strengthens from the rehabilitation techniques when the person does the movement specific exercise.
your inner core, but in doing so, of Joseph Pilates, Pilates is a safe, in the routine. Routine.
is an excellent way to prevent your
aches and pains. the exercises
sensible exercise system using a
floor mat or equipment, that will help
Pilates works with the mind as well
as with any therapeutic exercise,
repetition brings more skills and OsteOpathy
can be tailored to suit your specific you look and feel your very best. no as the body. the mind needs to be benefits. For muscular and articular
restrictions or weakness. details of matter what your age or condition, it focussed at all times. concentration no other exercise system is so problems, treated by
when and where the classes are held will work for you. is very important to promote the gentle to your body while giving it a harmonising and resetting the
can be found at the end of this article. Pilates gets your mind in tune correct alignment and conscience of challenging workout. many of the body’s structure.
the after class ‘glass of wine and
chips’ is not compulsory but makes
with your body by emphasizing
proper breathing, correct spinal
exercises are performed in reclining
or sitting positions, and most are low CraniOsaCral
for a very sociable end to a very
and pelvic alignment, and complete
concentration on smooth, flowing
the control of the movement is
elementary when we work against
impact and partially weight bearing.
Pilates is so safe, it is used in physical
sO WhaT is PiLaTes? movement. You become acutely gravity. therapy facilities to rehabilitate
Pilates is an innovative system of aware of how your body feels, where core.
mind-body exercise evolved from the it is in space, and how to control its in Pilates the core of the body is the vera runs her classes on a tuesday serviCe
principles of Joseph Pilates. Pilates movement. the quality of movement “power house”. the core is composed and thursday from 7pm till 8pm •All massages are performed by
at ‘bem me Quer’, no. 24 rua 5 health professionals using biologic
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slender thighs and a flat abdomen. Pilates exercises develop a strong Precision of movement is the long and in an air conditioned room with Thai massage,
it teaches body awareness, good "core," or centre of the body. the term aim in Pilates. the regular music and mats, and equipment •Local massage for legs and feet or
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As Nicole bows out, a
arises to purchase
this rural B&B, in
the East Algarve.
his stunning retreat is owned calm. casa da calma is undoubtedly
and managed by nicole a peaceful retreat. nicole makes sure
effenberg. Originally from guest want for nothing. the 7 rooms
Frankfurt, nicole settled here are fully equipped with bath robes,
twenty years ago. her dream since satelite t.v., hairdryers and much
childhood was to have "her own little more. breakfast is buffet style, with
place to receive clients from all over fresh local produce. there is a lovely
the world". she began her career as heated pool, a terrace area for sun
an apprentice in hotel management worshippers and the exceptional
after leaving school. nicole worked gardens to explore (the total land
her way up through the ranks and area is 1.3 hectares). nicole also
has been in charge of 120 staff, provides a sauna, childrens play
worked in top hotels and five star area and a well stocked honesty bar
resorts, and eventually becoming in the stylish dining room. snacks
viP Pa in the resort vila vita Parc. and evening meals are prepared
nicole is fluent in many languages, upon request.
German, english, Portuguese and You may recognise nicole from
many more. she found her dream our feature on eduardo and the
property in 2001, casa da calma, restaurant casa do Polvo -
a 7 bedroom bed and breakfast in a tasquiha. nicole has found love, and
tranquil setting near moncarapacho has her hands more than full helping
in the east algarve. With help from out at the restaurant, therefore
her mother and sister, the dream decided that it's time to let someone
became reality. Originaly an old else enjoy casa da calma.
farmhouse, nicole worked very hard a fully operational and licensed
to transform it, with much renovation rural b&b, nicole is selling casa da
and refurbishing to tackle by herself. calma as a going concern. if you are
the name came from the simple interested in buying casa da calma,
tranquility that surrounded the place, and would like to arrange a visit, call
literally the meaning is house of 966 978 937 for an appointment.
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Focus on olive processing
Photographs by Richard Bassett
any remaining water and solids by
a second centrifuge that rotates
faster. the oil is then left in tanks or
barrels where a final separation, if
needed, happens through gravity.
this is called racking the oil. Finally
the oil can be filtered, if desired.
depending on the curing method,
pure water, caustic soda or lye, and
coarse salt are used. Flavorings
can be added to the brine. among
the favorites are red pepper or a
variety of mediterranean herbs for
black olives and lemon or hot green
peppers or chilies for green olives.
Fennel, wine vinegar, or garlic can
be used to add interest to any
olive, but the time required for the
olives to take on these flavors can
range from a week for whole chilies
to several months for a more
subtle taste like the herb fennel.
Pitted green olives can be stuffed
to add color, flavor, and texture.
almonds, pearl onions, sliced
pimentos, mushrooms, anchovies,
and pimento paste are the most
common olive accessories. the key
to the flavor, color, and texture of
the olive is the moment of harvest.
the fruit can be harvested when it
is green and unripe, fully ripened
to black or any stage in between.
Older fruit can be salt-cured or dry
cured to produce a salty, wrinkled
product. damaged fruit can still
be used by pressing it into oil. it is
the combination of the harvest, the
cure, and any added flavors that
yield the characteristics sought by
the producer and consumer.
lye treatment is done to remove
the bitterness of the olive. Olives
contain oleuropein (after their
botanical name Olea europea), and
lives mature on the tree and stumbled around the factory like a long canes or using shaped animal pure water and placed in 55 gal sePaRaTing The OiL FROm The it is this substance (a compound
can be harvested for green complete tourist. anyone can visit horns as combs to scrape the fruit (2001) barrels. For brine curing VegeTaBLe WaTeR anD sOLiDs called a glucoside) that makes
table olives when the fruit the co-op factory and museum with from the branches. Pickers who use of green olives, 12-14% salt and the next step consists in them too bitter to eat directly from
is immature or left on the an appointment, they will show you their fingers only employ a milking water are added to the barrels filled separating the oil from the rest of the tree. curing with lye softens the
tree to ripen. the ripe olives are also the 75 year old machinery and there motion to strip the fruit from the with olives. One cup of live active the olive components. this used to olive so it can be picked when it is
harvested for processing as food but are information boards in english to trees. hand picking is preferred by brine is added to each barrel; the be done with presses (hence the still hard, but olives to be naturally
are left on the trees still longer if they explain the age old process. most growers. after harvesting of a live active solution is previously now somewhat obsolete terms first cured must be more ripe, handled
are to be used for oil. six to eight locally, olives are harvested by tree's crop is completed, the nets used brine that contains airborne press and cold press), but is now carefully, and processed quickly.
months after the flowers bloomed, hand, sheets of netting or plastic filled with olives are emptied into yeasts and sugars from the olives done by centrifugation, except in in order to produce edible olives,
the fruit will reach its greatest weight; are placed on the ground under baskets or crates, which are then that fermented in the brine. the old facilities. some centrifuges are harvested olives are cleaned and
and 20-30% of that weight (excluding the trees, and the harvesters climb transported to the processing plant. active ingredient transfers enough called three-phase because they then cured in a natural brine of
the pit) is oil. i was intrigued by the ladders and comb the fruit from at the processing plant, the harvest yeast to begin the curing process separate the oil, the water, and the salt, oil, and flavorings or artificially
oil processing, walking past the the branches. long-handled rakes bags are emptied into 1,000 lb (450 in the new batch of brine. if salt solids separately. the two-phase with lye. taste of the final product
sta catarina co op every day, my made of wood or plastic are used to kg) bins and then deposited onto and water alone were added to the centrifuges separate the oil from depends upon variety, time of
nosiness got the better of me and pull the olives from the tree. there conveyors, past a blower that blasts olives, fermentation (curing) would a wet paste. in most cases, the oil harvest, and curing solution.
i went to investigate. not having are other methods of harvesting leaves and tree and dirt particles not begin on its own, so the live coming out of the first centrifuge
the best portuguese vocabulary, i including striking the branches with off the fruit. they are washed in active brine is a starter. is further processed to eliminate Written by Katie Bassett
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continue into 2011 MANAGEMENT
Property expert Robert Bijker reviews the he past two years have not
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Located between Olhão
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body for just a For your work Christmas party or just a great
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or a dinner. The Beira Rio Restaurante and the Black Anchor
traditional portuguese restaurant in tavira Irish Bar for all your festive celebrations.
will make you Friday, 17th Dec, Christmas Party Nights - €15
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feel at home and Fish dishes: Salt cod, Sea food rice, Sea
welcome. Sunday, 19th Dec, Christmas Special Sunday
devil rice, Tuna steak and Swordfish.
Lunch. Mulled wine, music & dancing.
We have different Meat dishes: Steak on the stone, Kebabs, Santa Arriving from North Pole at 5.00 pm.
wines by the glass set lunch menu, 11.00-15.30 Leg of lamb.
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Rua dos Cais
Praça da República
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Good parking facilities.
Open from 17.00h, many other Rua dr, Jose Pires Padinha - €25 Three Course Dinner followed by music &
choices. Quality food • Excellent service • Good prices dancing
Sunday from 16.00h
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Closed on Wednesdays For more info visit call now to place your order: €15, Hot Buffet followed by music & dancing
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tel +351 281 321 642 email: email@example.com Christmas Eve, Open from 12.00, food served
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QUINTA FONTE DO BISPO numBer 2 is on Boxing Day Sunday Lunch Special – Open
O P S IB O D E T NO F AT N I U Q it’s way! from 12.00pm.
We wanted all our readers in East New Years Eve, New Years Eve Dinner with
the Singing chef Returns algarve Magazine to be the first to music and dancing. Ring in the new year with
friends and family at the Beira Rio.
know our new exciting news. Our new
to the algarve restaurant, Mesa do Chefe – Peral, will
be opening at the beginning of De-
See Tavira’s amazing fireworks display.
€30.00 per person
Stuart Hogan is back in town and, together with viola, will present an cember. after carefully searching for LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
international tapas night at the Quinta da Fonte do bispo on thursday some time now for a 2nd site, we have THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER
11th of november. Stuart promises a gourmet t apas selection combined found the perfect restaurant in Peral,
near Sao Bras de alportel. It is the old
with dancing and portuguese wine; in his words, an evening of Food, Fun, CIg/Piccolo Italia site which provides 'international tapas' Rua Borda d’Agua da Asseca,
Fine-wine and Fabulous international entertainment. if this evening is a us with the much needed extra & 'Fantastic House wines ' 46-50 - 8800-325 Tavira,
success, Stuart will present a different selection every thursday evening seating with a 50+ capacity restau- Tel./Fax 00 (351) 281 323 165, Tlm.916 822 117
rant in a perfect tranquil location. Telephone 289 792 087 E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
for the rest of the year. the first menu will consist of:
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The new plans are very exciting and
u.S.a. style: pork Ribs, indian: tandoori chicken, include an all day bar with tapas
snacks available. You can expect to opening early
ukranian: potato pancakes, find the same exceptional quality and DecemBer
indonesian: nasi goreng, Russian: clear fish soup, value as you did in Moncarapacho.
portuguese: canja Soup (chicken) We look forward to seeing you at mesa Do cHeFe - peral
Mesa do Chefe - Moncarapacho of (tHe olD cig restaurant)
€12.50 per person (second serving €2.50 per portion) and desserts are course and at our new site in Decem-
optional at €2 – 2.50 each. international tapas
ber! We will be taking bookings for
Christmas parties, why not come and restaurant anD Bar
Doors open at 7.30 and dancing until 11.00 (please telephone Stuart on
911 073 084 to book your places).
sample some of your favourite tapas 50+ seater restaurant
and some new festive additions?
anD all Day Bar witH
Telephone Emma or John on
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unDeR neW managemenT
We are here
To River EN125 To Cabanas
Introduce their new winter menu. A
selection of dishes from all over the world.
haPPY hOuRs mon-sat, 15.00-19.00, Beer & Wine €1.00, all other drinks 25%Off
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Boules - pétanque, 3pm
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The place in the hills with a view, Tuesday night, Soup,
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Sat 4th December, Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, Wednesday night, 3 course
music ambiental, only €10 per head indian buffet €8
Thursday night, Soup
Photograph Richard Bassett
faz fato shepherds pie €6.50
RONaLDO’S Friday night, Fish, chips &
Casa Pasto fernanda mushy peas €8
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Corte antonio Martins
mushroom pie €7
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AL FRESCO DINING TERRACE WITH
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DELIGHTFUL & AFFORDABLE MENU, WHICH INCLUDES A traditional Portuguese
EXCELLENT VEGETARIAN CHOICES restaurant in the center
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MARKED WALKING TRAILS, MAPS AVAILABLE we are
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Rua da Liberdade 72
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a change it's good to get down and examine plants at really close quarters.
hen you start playing alpines from the mountains of and sometimes plants with very
RestauRante Museu DO VInHO with plants for your
garden you have a
refreshing alteration of
europe, cacti from canada and
Patagonia, not to mention all those
succulents from deserts and semi-
different cultural requirements are
included in the same genus (e.g.
euphorbia and mammillaria). (most
Rua almirante candido dos Reis 63 - taVIRa
scale, focusing on individual leaves deserts in fairly warm to very hot the succulent bulbs will grow well if
as opposed to vast sweeps of a climates. treated like this.)
border. it is light work, intricate and For the purposes of this article, i'll just Light: most plants (including
absorbing, yet it can have equally consider the warmer climate desert succulents) are basically solar
LOCATEd IN THE high-octane impact. succulent plants that are grown as houseplants powered and succulents like more
plants, with their plump, water- in cooler climates. even light than most. they'll do best on
CENTER OF TAVIRA, retaining leaves and stems, are often this group is very varied a south-facing wall (north-facing in
ONLy 5 MINUTES quite chubby compared to many the southern hemisphere). although
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of the woods volume has to boil away before the wood but how do we achieve this seemingly simple task? rate – this causes extensive smoke production and low
will burn properly, this drastically reduces the energy re- the remedy for good, dry wood storage is simple! store heat output with resultant chimney sooting, tarring and
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went in front. a free-kick out on the was built dedicated to the bom yellow cards shown by referee Pedro
left was whipped in by Paulo sérgio Jesus (Good Jesus), with six chapels vilaça. Farense lost 2-1 with all three
and centre-back mauricio rose which are decorated with terra cotta goals coming from the penalty spot.
above the braga defence to head sculptures depicting the Passion louletano (loule) lost 2-1 to lower
the ball home. the home side came of christ. a further attraction is the league opponents bombarralense
out for the second period firing on funicular which was built in 1882 and although this match is under
all cylinders and within ten minutes is the oldest in the iberian Peninsula investigation by the Portuguese Fa
had scored twice through mossoro as well as being the oldest funicular and could result in louletano being
& lima. chaos ensued on the hour in the world to operate by water reinstated.
when Jardel lost his boot whilst counterbalancing. Water is pumped
making a goal line clearance with into the carriage at the top of the FeasT OF FOOTBaLL
the keeper well beaten. the referee hill, which weighs it down so it sinks the José arcanjo stadium, Olhão
awarded braga an indirect free-kick to the bottom, at the same time (behind mcdonalds on the en125)
six metres from goal, technically drawing the lighter, drained carriage hosts three games in november:
correct but certainly not within the up the hill, where the process starts Wednesday 10th - Oliveirense
spirit of the law. elderson rolled the all over again. the track, with its kick-off 4.00pm league cup 2nd
ball to lima who smashed home his steep gradient, is 274 metres long, phase
second goal to put the result (3-1) descends 116 metres and was sunday 14th - beira-mar kick-off
V.setubal & Olhanense fans,
of all ages, get together
beyond doubt. originally used to help pilgrims reach 4.00pm Premier liga
the forty-seven ‘Os Gorilas’ the site. sat/sun 20th/21st - naciOnal
supporters, who made the journey, Portugal cup 4th round. day & time
stayed at hotel de lago in the FiReWORks FOR FaRense of kick-off to be confirmed.
beautiful surrounding of the bom the Faro team’s long trip to braga For further information contact:
Jesus do monte sanctuary high above for their Portugal cup 3rd round chris Wright 916 504 903
the city of braga. the sanctuary is tie with merelinense turned in to an (firstname.lastname@example.org)
a notable example of a pilgrimage explosive encounter. three players or emily richardson 939 486 870
site with a monumental, baroque were dismissed, including Farense (email@example.com)
All the latest soccer news from Chris Wright.
ortuguese football press lisbon and, although defeated Premier league team nacional
speculation that the algarve’s 5-1 by benfica, celebrated in a (madeira) at home in the 4th round
top football team could demonstration of fair play. the press to be played on the weekend of the
be heading for european nicknamed the fans 8º exército (the 21st/22nd november.
qualification is certainly premature 8th army) because of their massive
but under the astute stewardship following of the team. the papers LOOse BOOT sinks OLhanense
of manager daúto Faquirá anything compared it with the british eighth two hundred fans tackled the
is possible. October started with an army troops flooding into africa for 600kms journey to braga in the far
impressive 3-1 victory over v.setúbal their World War ii campaign. north to watch Olhanense take on
that put Olhanense on twelve points sporting braga at the impressive
and moved them in to third place OLhanense sPOT On aXa stadium. braga’s ueFa
behind Porto and benfica. Goals the 3rd round of the Portugal champions league results this
from mauricio, João Gonçlaves and cup can often be the graveyard season - impressive wins over celtic
Jardel meant that Olhanense had for Premier teams as they battle (scotland), sevilha (spain) & Partizan
scored seven times in the league this with lower league teams. nowhere (serbia) but defeats to arsenal &
season with seven different names was this more obvious than at the shaktar (ukraine) - are testimony to
on the score sheet! there is a great small picturesque town of serta in the team’s pedigree. braga, who owe
bond of friendship between setúbal the castelo branco region as lowly their sporting club tag to the better
& Olhão as in the past both fishing non-league sertanense took on high known sporting lisbon, changed
communities relied heavily on the flying Olhanense the playing surface their kits from green-and-white
sardine industry. Over 500 fans made was atrocious which didn't suite the hoops to their arsenal-style red in
the journey south as supporters of more skillful Olhanense athletes who 1920 when their then-coach József
both clubs joined together to enjoy a soon realised the long ball game was szabó, following a trip to england
festive feast of food, drink and music the only way to play. 0-0 after ninety and highbury, ordered the club to
in front of the new Olhão marina. minutes and in extra-time both sides adopt new colours to establish their
v.setúbal’s official supporters' seemed content to see the decision own identity. braga even renamed
association is known as viii exército. go to penalties. djalmir, cadu, João their youth team arsenal do braga.
in 1943, on the occasion of the club’s Gonçlaves and lulinha all scored to Olhanense, with ever mounting injury
first Portugal cup Final, thousands give the algarve a 4-1 advantage. problems, were under constant
of people from setúbal invaded Olhanense will now meet fellow pressure from ‘os arsenalistas’ but
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