(1 min read) Did you know that the Bolo de Mel (honey cake) traditionally was the Christmas cake of Madeira? Many families made the cake at the 8th of December (Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao) and it also is considered as the oldest dessert of Madeira.
(2 min read) In 1419 Tristão Vaz Teixceira, Bartolomeu Perestrelo and João Gonçalves Zarco have discovered and populated Porto Santo and Madeira Island. A brief history of that discovery and the followed settlement.
(2 min read) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, a nature lover, visited Madeira Island not only because of his landscape, the flowers, the beautiful scenes for his paintings, but also to recover from the fatigue and illness which he started to suffer in those days.