The Wonderful Food and Drink of Madeira

Holidaymakers have long flocked to Madeira for the island’s laid back lifestyle, plentiful resorts and grand craggy cliffs. But perhaps the most unsung attraction is the unique gastronomy entwined in Madeiran culture. It would seem there’s nothing like a stiff sea breeze and an open mind to stoke some culinary creativity. Poncha is Madeira’s signature […]

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CURIOSITIES ABOUT MADEIRA’S “PONCHA”

After the Madeira wine, “poncha” is the most popular drink on the Island. This regional drink is made with rum obtained by fermentation and distillation of sugarcane juice produced in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. During a visit to Madeira, you can try this drink. You can surely find it in bars and restaurants scattered […]

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