Art & Tradition

Zitur Algarve Nature & Culture

Get to know the Arts and Popular Traditions of the Algarve. From Gastronomy to Craft, explore and be enchanted with the essence of this wisdom preserved over the years.

Enjoy this contact with the traditional arts and test your skills by learning from the local people. Live an unforgettable experience! We will be happy to host a workshop for you at Vale Fuzeiros Nature Guest House.

Sweet-potato Workshop

Enjoy this holiday afternoon to learn how to make delicious pastry with sweet potatoes and almonds.

Almond and sweet potatoes are ingredients of excellence in the Algarve's food heritage, with a presence marked both in old recipes and in more contemporary innovations. Here they are combine to prepare these small pastry, where the special touch of Paula Santos in the interpretation of this regional Algarve recipe.

At the end, you can taste the prepared pastries, accompanied by tea of ​​aromatic plants and still carry a box with half a dozen pastries.


  • Presentation of the theme and ingredients to be used;
  • Cultural background;
  • Confection of the mass;
  • Preparation of filling;
  • Assembly of pastries;
  • Tasting of pastries made with aromatic plant tea.

Registration: Until December 5th, at the end of the day -

Orientation: Paula Santos & Barroca

Biographical Note: The facilitator of this workshop has extensive experience in the preparation of regional sweets from the Algarve, as well as other delicacies. Over the years, she learned and perfected her skills through constant experimentation, inspired by traditional recipes and products, but also by using different ingredients and exploring new combinations.

Part of their gastronomic knowledge is also a result of their family and professional relationships.

Location: Vale Fuzeiros Nature Guest House - Vale Fuzeiros, SB Messines | Date: December 8th | Time: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    

Audience: Young people and Adults.

Minimum and maximum number of participants: 6 participants

Value: 35€*

*Each participant will take with them half a dozen pastries.

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