Easter in the Algarve is a time where families gather around the table, different generations sharing the joy of creating the traditional aromas and flavours of Portugal together.

“Folar” and “cabrito assado” (roasted kid) are highlights of our wonderful Easter feasts, and they are best enjoyed among family and friends as celebrate the arrival of spring.

Traditional 'Folar'


"Folar" is a Portuguese Easter cake, traditional from the South of the country, made with a dough that is similar to brioche and typically contains eggs, sugar, butter, and aniseeds. It is usually shaped into a large, round loaf and decorated with hard-boiled eggs - it is an important part of any Algarvian Easter feast!

Download the 'Folar' recipe and try it out.


Roasted Lamb


"Cabrito assado" is a roasted kid dish and another authentic taste of a Portuguese Easter. Originating from the Alentejo region, the goat meat is typically marinated in a mixture of garlic, olive oil, and herbs before being roasted over an open flame or in a wood-fired oven. It is often served with potatoes and other vegetables.

Download the recipe and try it in your home

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