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Rodrigo Cabrita

Rodrigo Cabrita

Photographer Rodrigo Cabrita was born in Oeiras, Portugal in 1977. He started his career at the daily newspaper Diário de Notícias in 2001 and has worked at a variety of publications since then. He is now a freelance photographer and takes part regularly in exhibitions. Rodrigo has won several photojournalism awards, most notably the Portuguese Gazeta award. You can see more of his work at his website and his Instagram page.

Recent stories by Rodrigo Cabrita

January 2, 2019

Classic Convent Pastries in Lisbon

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Lisbon -- The Portuguese have a sweet tooth, and one of their favorite ways to satisfy it is with so-called “convent sweets,” indulgent desserts that were created in Catholic convents and monasteries using egg yolks, sugar and other rich ingredients. We sample some of these sweet treats on our “Lisbon Awakens: A Culinary Crossroads, Reborn” walk.
November 12, 2018

Over 50 Years of Service in Lisbon

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Lisbon -- Last month, Sr. João Santos marked 51 years of working in his Lisbon shop! We were more than happy to help him celebrate. While he sells a wide range of goods – cheese, wine, fruit, salt cod, bread and coffee – we stop in specifically for cheese and port wine on our “Song of the Sea” walk.
September 13, 2018

Colorful Conservas in Lisbon

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Lisbon -- We spotted this colorful display of conservas (canned fish) at one of Lisbon’s finest traditional markets. The tinned fish industry is an old one in Portugal, dating back to the 19th century. The quality of the fish and the olive oil, plus the retro packaging makes it a delicious souvenir or gift.