On Backyard Tours blog, Portuguese Expressions

The Portuguese language can be very complex and tricky. It happens very often, sentences or phrases have a second meaning: sometimes good, others sarcastic, but most of the times naughty … Sure they are funny and curious. It is something that makes part of us. Since kids we’re used to hear them from our parents, […]…

Lemon Cupcakes | Cupcakes de Limão

Spring is coming with all its strength and power. Everything is blooming, colors everywhere and my kitchen is slowly surrendering to its enchantment. I though it is time to bring some color to my house and why not start doing it with the food? Yellow is the perfect color and suits Spring perfectly, don’t you…

On Backyard Tours blog, Fernando Pessoa

Portrait of Fernando Pessoa by Almada de Negreiros, 1964 Fernando Pessoa was born in Lisbon, in June 13th of 1888. He was a writer and poet and left a beautiful heritage to our country – his words. As almost every great mind and artist, he didn’t had the most easy or happy life. After his […]…