Grundtvig Learning Partnership

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I have been very lucky to be chosen to go to Portugal next week with two volunteers from The Manchester Museum. It’s part of a European project called ‘This is us! Our place, our culture!’ 

The themes are ecology and culture, and we are really looking forward to visiting Freixo Palace (below), Lipor recycling plant and a local wine cellar.  The three of us will be meeting staff and volunteers from the other project countries involved.  We are going to take salt and vinegar crisps for them to try!

Porto Pousada, Hotel Palacio do Freixo Historical palace in Northern Portugal overlooking the Douro

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4 thoughts on “Grundtvig Learning Partnership

    Trainee Curator said:
    March 4, 2013 at 1:44 pm

    Why salt and vinegar crisps?

    Lindsey responded:
    March 5, 2013 at 9:35 am

    Because we have been invited to bring food from our country, and when I was in France last year there were no crisps of that flavour. its also a bit like salt and vinegar on fish and chips, but that dish won’t travel very well. They had bolognaise and paprika flavour crisps. Other ideas are Lancashire cheese, toffee and bakewell tart.

    biologycurator said:
    March 7, 2013 at 10:30 am

    I’m bringing cheshire cheese. How about fudge?

    Lindsey responded:
    March 7, 2013 at 10:32 am

    I have bought fudge, s&v crisps and eccles cakes. A fine feast of sugar and carbohydrates!

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