Portugal is currently the European Union country with the highest annual fish consumption per person, and the third in the world. The Algarve has taken full advantage of its extensive coastline and, over time, has shaped its cuisine and cuisine to add a wide range of sea products that thrive on its shores. The fish consumed is very diversified and very much based on grills, especially in the summer season. From the unforgettable grilled sardines, but also the usual horse mackerel, the salty mackerel, the savory sea bass, gilthead, corvina, swordfish, the much-loved sole, but also red snapper, mullet and delicious monkfish. Also cephalopods such as cuttlefish, squid and octopus are delicious menus of the coastal territory.
*Image in Roteiro dos Sabores do Baixo Guadiana 2018