Francisco could have gotten a well-paying job in the city. But the the young Portuguese academic decided to use his agricultural expertise to rejuvenate a local town suffering from economic decay.
For several days now wildfires have been raging on the Portuguese island of Madeira, where they have destroyed dozens of homes. The hot, dry air and high winds are fanning the flames, as exhausted firefighters continue their uphill battle.
A farmer in Spain produces wild-grown foie-gras goose liver, sustainably harvested from wild migratory geese. No force-feeding is involved. Could this act as a role model for farming done right, in tune with nature?
Seafood is a staple of the Portuguese cuisine. At his Lisbon restaurant, chef Carlos Robalo shows us how to prepare a traditional dish with venus clams, named after the poet Raimundo António de Bulhão Pato.
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