Geography of Portugal

Mysteries of Lisbon

Mysteries of Lisbon Adriano Luz, Maria Joao Bastos, Clotilde Hesme, Ricardo Pereira Director: Raul Ruiz

Sunday, 12 February, 2012, 12:00am

Grape escape

It's fitting that on an island renowned for its fortified wine, I'm lying in a bath filled with it, the purple liquid making islands of my knees and lapping at my chin like I'm some kind of goddess. True, these grapes - or more precisely grape skin and vine-leaf extracts - aren't the varieties found here on Madeira.

14 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Master chef tempts diners

A Portuguese master chef is serving specialties of Porto, the country's second largest city, at the Metropole Hotel in Waterloo Road for the next three weeks.

Delfim Soares, head lecturer at the Oporto Hotel Management and Tourism School, is presenting a Porto Delicacies food promotion at the hotel's Porto restaurant from tonight until June 30.

10 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Barroso takes heed of words

A TONGUE-lashing in the inquiry room before racing started clearly had the desired effect on veteran Brazilian rider Antonio Barroso and first season trainer Lee Ka-hei at Taipa yesterday.

Emerging from the stewards' room with stinging rebukes ringing in their ears the pair then went on to carve up the programme between them.

6 Sep 1993 - 12:00am