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‘Lusitano’ flavours in Pêra

Equestrian centre Real Picadeiro in Pêra is hosting Portuguese cooking classes every Sunday during the summer from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

The cooking classes, led by Chef Luís Parreira from the centre’s Clube Lusitano Restaurant, are an opportunity for lovers of Portuguese food to learn the secrets behind some of the most flavoursome dishes in Portugal.

A spokesman for Real Picadeiro said: “As well as promoting the ‘Lusitano’ horse through our riding school, we are also keen to promote the our gastronomy and alternative summer activities in the Algarve.”

The classes are open to a minimum of five people and a maximum of eight to ensure “positive interaction between the chef and students”. Tasting sessions are held after the classes.

Cost per person is €25.

To book your place, please call 282 313 040, 965 67006 or e-mail geral@realpicadeiro.com