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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

July 14, 2019

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.
April 24, 2019

A Sweet Tooth’s Paradise in Lisbon

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Lisbon -- Traditionally the Portuguese consume large amounts of sugar and cakes all year long, with the most famous being the pastel de nata, Lisbon’s iconic and delicious custard tart – no visit to the city would be complete without trying one. Luckily for you, it’s one of many sweets that we sample on our Culinary Crossroads walk.
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.