We decided we liked Evora after all. Neither discovering the restaurant we fancied for lunch closed for its annual vacation, nor the perilous cobbled alleys made lethal by drivers bowling down them in pursuit of lunch could dampen our spirits.
The partially de-constructed chocolate brownie with walnuts was delicious. Star of the show, however, was a pear based dessert. The fruit had been poached in an orange sauce, then glazed to look translucent. There was a hint of mild curry coming through from somewhere, either from the poaching or the intense orange sauce. The dish was decorated with a star anise and small pearls of white chocolate.