Olhão

(Recipe for Churros at the end of the post)
Fishing boat in Olhao harbour
Olhão is another beautiful market town on our Portuguese adventure route. It has stunning market buildings and a great market. The inside market is open every day, but the outside market is only there on Saturdays. Both are well worth visiting.

The market and building
It’s a great place to sit and people watch with a glass of Galeo (spelling?!), the Portuguese milk coffee and a piece of Churro – especially if you cycled in to town…! Churro is not a favorite of mine, but it is much loved in Spain and Portugal. It’s basically deep fried dough rolled in sugar while still hot. Vile if you ask me, but you didn’t did you?! (There's a recipe at the end of the post)
The market
The market
The market
The market

Wiki says all these interesting things about Olhao: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olh%C3%A3o

Here's a recipe for Churros from Delia at allrecipes.com ( http://allrecipes.com/recipe/churros/ )
CHURROS
Serves 4
Ingredients:
1 cup water
2 ½ tbsp sugar
½ tsp salt
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup flour
2 quarts oil for frying
½ cup sugar, or to taste
1 tsp ground cinnamon
Drections:
1.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar, salt and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball.
2.
Heat oil for frying in deep-fryer or deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Pipe strips of dough into hot oil using a pastry bag. Fry until golden; drain on paper towels.
3.
Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Roll drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture.

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You think churro is vile?
I always knew there was something funny about you!

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