Experience Gift Basket
The Experience Gift Basket is an irresistible invitation. Embark on an experience of flavors, aromas, colors, smells and textures that will transport you to the Algarve.
The Experience Basket is an irresistible invitation. It’s not for everyone. It’s for the most daring. It’s for those who like adventures and experiencing the good things in life, whether in nature, in another country, at home, or even at mealtimes. From the boldest to the simplest. Did you identify yourself? Good. Then this basket is for you.
Unique, challenging flavors, from sweet to bitter, and even spicy! There it is, it’s a real experience. Take a shot.
This proposal of ours wants to bring that adventurous and daring spirit to your home, to your cooking, making the moment of the meal even more interesting and pleasurable.
Here’s our suggestion.
Start by remembering and recreating the delicious and relaxing experience of enjoying a refreshing Rosé wine on a terrace by the sea. Through the Rosé Esquerdino Wine, produced by Quinta do Canhoto in Albufeira, from the Touriga Nacional variety, the noblest variety in Portugal. With a terracotta red tone, with a fresh fruity aroma of red fruits with slight floral notes, this wine is a pleasant harmony between volume, freshness and minerality. With an elegant, long and unusual finish for a Rosé wine, making it unique and distinct from the others. This is undoubtedly a Portuguese wine full of creative Mediterranean riches with an original and genuine expression that you will want to try.
However, in Portuguese cuisine, the soul is brought to the dishes, through the love we put in the preparation of the dishes, but also in the seasonings. Varied, strong, striking, some exuberant, others softer and more pleasant. Seasonings are an important part of cooking, to enhance flavors and provide moments of pleasure and comfort.
In this Experience Basket, we bring you two. Natural, authentic, from genuine producers who produce them with soul. Fig Fateixa Vinegar, produced in a family farm with its own diversified orchard. The master of this project started the production of artisanal vinegars flavored with fruits and herbs from his farm. They are produced using the Orleans method, one of the oldest vinegar production processes. A slow and traditional method, which makes it possible to obtain a final product with organoleptic characteristics. The Fateixa Fig Vinegar, found in this basket, is produced from dried figs, exclusive and refined. With unique characteristics, this dark-colored, bittersweet vinegar is well used in salads, starters, main courses, desserts and vinegar-based cocktails. Give free rein to your imagination.
And if you appreciate strong and striking flavors that defy the palate, Piri-piri Habanero will be an assiduous presence in your cooking. Natural from Mexico and grown on a farm in Albufeira, it is hand-picked and prepared in a traditional way, preserving its characteristic flavor. In a healthy, varied and balanced diet, the consumption of spicy can help improve our health. Chili peppers have a chemical substance called capsaicin, which has an antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect, thus helping to prevent various diseases. In addition, it increases the level of serotonin and endorphins, known as the “pleasure hormones”, making us feel happier and more relaxed.
Moving on to snacks, ideal to serve on toast or toast as a starter, the Good Boy Sardine Pâté is made from fresh fish from the Portuguese coast and seasoned with aromatic ingredients. Fresh roasted sardines are one of the most sought after fish in the Algarve during the summer, when their capture and sale is allowed. As they are a seasonal product, through this wonderful Sardine Pâté you will be able to remember the characteristic flavor of this fish rich in omega 3, throughout the year. Share this Algarve delicacy in pleasant moments with family or friends.
And to sweeten this tasting experience, two delicious suggestions: the gigs filled with almond and chocolate and the mini carob tablets. In addition to being delicious, these stuffed figs are an energy source and, therefore, the ideal snack. A sweet experience that awakens the palate. Carob mini tablets are an exclusive immersion in the rich and warm aromas of the Mediterranean. These delicious tablets were created to meet those who appreciate sophisticated experiences, who love to immerse themselves in strong and exotic aromas. Piece by piece, the flavor invades the palate and continues in a finale that transports us to the arid Mediterranean landscape. Carob is a product that is very rich in qualities and is abundant in the Algarve, which is why we have a basket dedicated to it. To learn more about this Algarve relic, see our Carob Basket.
If you already know the good products that are made here, some of them still made by small producers, you know that you will want to repeat the experience. But if you haven’t had that pleasure yet, this is the ideal opportunity. Live the experience.