sexta-feira, 28 de setembro de 2012

Autograph session in / Sessão de autógrafos em: Amadora

The authors of 'Nettles and roses', 'Salada de flores' and 'Sementes à solta' will be at the Amadora book and handycraft fair for an autograph session.
Sunday, October 7th at 5:00 PM, at Delfim Guimarães Park.

As autoras dos livros 'Salada de flores', 'Sementes à solta' e 'Nettles and roses' estarão presentes na Feira do Livro e do Artesanato na Amadora
Domingo, dia 7 de Outubro às 17h, no Parque Delfim Guimarães.

quarta-feira, 19 de setembro de 2012

Fernanda Botelho workshop in Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Culinary, Medicinal & Aromatic Herbs

25 plants to know by touch, smell & taste - A full day of herby activities  

Fernanda Botelho will talk on knowing, growing, using and cooking with herbs.

Saturday September 29th
At the Hapimag resort, Albufeira

10.00   Recognizing, introducing  and identifying plants. Local plants and others that adapt easily to        a Mediterranean climate.
11.00  Visit Hapimag herb garden, guided tour with Fernanda & Marilyn, collect herbs for afternoon cooking session 
11.30   Tea/coffee break 
11.45   More uses of the plants, basic ideas for propagation, cultivation, harvesting, drying and keeping. Share plants and seeds. Learn more about those plants ancient uses, recent uses in the kitchen and as useful remedies for common ailments.
Bring your own plants to identify or share if you so wish. There will be some basic documentation provided about most of the plants.
13.00   Lunch – special Dish of the Day in the restaurant, bring a picnic or choose from the standard menu. Bar snacks etc. available.
14.30    Cooking demonstration and tastings, exchange  recipes,  sample starters, main course & desserts. 
There will also be a recommended book list on herbs and medicinal plants as well as some books, cards and posters for sale.
16.00 approx. tea/coffee and disperse. 

Plant sales table for herbs,  book sales table, sales of flavoured olive oils & associated products. Fernanda Botelho's herbs books will be available for sale, including the English version of her first botanical children book Nettles and roses.

Please reserve your place by 24th Sept at the latest, with Rosie at  tel. 289791869 full details and directions sent to all participants. Numbers limited. Please advise of any dietary requirements.  

Cost per person for the whole day, including tea/coffee breaks, plant list & recipes €30 - MGS members €25. (Bring your own lunch or order from the standard menu).  Special Dish of the day Mediterranean Herb Lunch in the Restaurant.

Portugal Branch - Members & Friends 
Contact: Rosie Peddle email 
Tel. 289 791 869

terça-feira, 18 de setembro de 2012

Fernanda Botelho workshop in Amadora, Portugal

Next saturday Fernanda Botelho will be at Amadora for another of her medicinal and aromatic herbs workshops.

3rd Herbs fair
22th September 2012

Amadora, Casa Roque Gameiro
From 10:30AM to 6:00PM

For more information please visit:

Não perca o Workshop "Plantas e saúde", com Fernanda Botelho.
Parta à descoberta do jardim da Casa Roque Gameiro e aproveite para enriquecer os seus conhecimentos.

3a Feira de ervas medicinais, aromáticas e condimentares

22 de setembro de 2012
Amadora, Casa Roque Gameiro
Das 10.30h às 18.00h

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