March, month of the allis shad

March, month of the allis shad

March is the month of the allis shad in Vila Franca de Xira. This fish will be the star of the dish in the restaurants that are part of this gastronomic route. In truth, there is nothing better than tasting this sweet water fish in a city with long experience in cooking it heavenly!

In this lovely place coloured by the life and the dynamics associated to the river, this delicacy has long provided many families with their livelihood. The allis shad enters the rivers from March to May and swims to the upper areas, which it chooses as its spawning grounds.

Unlock your imagination and think of a wonderful stew with fried allis shad. Then mark it in your calendar and come taste it in Vila Franca de Xira!


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Start Date: 01 March 2019
End Date: 30 April 2019
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