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Make your own Easter Folar

Posted by Marianne Hoesen on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, In : food and recipes 

Folar de Páscoa - traditional Easter cake

The folar is a fancy bread, decorated with 2 or four boiled eggs.  

400 gr flour
15 gr fresh yeast
45 gr caster sugar
90 gr butter
1 large egg
300 ml milk
1 teaspoon powdered aniseed
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt

for decoration: 2 hard boiled eggs, 1 beater egg for brushing

Combine the crumbled yeast with 1/4 of the flour and 1/3 of the (warm) milk in a warm bowl.
Make a dough of these ingredients, cover the bowl and leave it to rise for 1/2 hour in a wa...

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who knows António Francisco?

Posted by Marianne on Wednesday, April 13, 2011,
One of our readers, Adriano Freitas, living in the north of Portugal, is looking for a long lost friend named António Francisco.
António was in Mozambique in 1974 and after returning to Portugal he used to work at the Cámara of Silves.
He was living in São Marcos da Serra.  Now he would be around 62-65 years old.
If anybody has information about the whereabouts of this man, please let us know. 
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