Albufeira Gastronomic Festival
International center, Albufeira gastronomy is well known for being rich and diversified. The great variety of restaurants offers you, since regional plates to the most refined specialties of the French, Italian or German kitchen.
Region very connect to the sea, the plates of fish and shellfish constitute a marking presence in the gastronomy.
The sardine, the linguado, the robalo, are always fresh and delicious. The lobster and gambas, a true “Manjar dos the Deuses”. The caldeirada, mix of the most varied fish with potatoes, pimentos and parsley is one of the most appreciated plates.
The cockles in the cataplana, the rice of shellfish, the choquinhos with ink and the salade of octopus are specialties that you can't resist!
The tuna, abundant in the coast until principles of the decade of 70, was distinguished has the algarvian gastronomy, being cooked in diverse forms.
Not forgetting the Xerém (corn speciality) the broadbeans and the peas "à algarvia", with a good algarvian wine to follow.
In the end of the meal, it don't leave until you try all the candies confectioned with almond base, gila and figs, but also taste carob bean cookies and the famous D.Rodrigos.