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Luxury Townhouses in 2009

NEWS ALERT: Exclusive Luxury Townhouses are soon to be built with the most stunning ocean views in Sao Vicente. Spacious 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with 2 En-suite and infinity pool. Be sure to complete the Property Form for more details and read more on Sao Vicente. These Townhouses are believed to double in value by 2011 when the International Airport will be open. Alternatively, you can request a property pack by calling our UK Office on 0208 517 8856.

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Local Food

Most hotels and restaurants serve European food and International food, although Cape Verdean dishes are sometimes available. Below is a guide to some of the native dishes you may have the opportunity to try;

Cachupa Rica

Cachupa is a sloe boiled stew often described as the staple food of the Cape Verde Islands. The contents depend on the ingredients available but can include corn, sweet potato, pumpkin, vegetables, greens, fish, meat or chicken.

Cachupa Guisada

Left over Cachupa Rica fried with onions and served for breakfast.

Caido de Peixe ou Caideirado

Potato, pumpkin, carrots, vegetables cooked with fish (usually cavala) and tomato puree.

Canjo

A soup with chicken, rice, onions and carrots all boiled together.

Bafos

Can be made with octopus, buzio or lapas. Cooked with tomato, onion and peppers and served as a snack or starter.

Cuscus

Corn and sugar cooked like a cake and served hot with butter and cabra (cheese).

Queijo de Cabra com Doce de Popia

A typical desert with slices of cabra (cheese) with popoia jam.

Local Vegetables

Corn (yellow and white), sweet potato, mandiaco, potato, repelho.

Local Fruits

Banana, mango, papaya, pineapple, lime, orange, melon.

Local Seafood

Tuna, Cavala, Bica, lobster, shrimp, crabs, buzio, percebes, lapa, kracos.