447 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm
Celebrate Portugal's vibrant, globally-influenced - and influential - food culture via more than 550 classic and contemporary recipes. With its diverse cuisine and intriguing culinary history, Portugal is a top travel destination for food lovers worldwide. Portugal: The Cookbook gathers together dishes from every region of the country, including fish and shellfish dishes from the Algarve coast, hearty stews from the Douro Valley, and the famous and beloved pastries of Lisbon. Acclaimed chef Leandro Carreira has researched more than 550 traditional recipes for home cooks that encapsulate the breadth and diversity of the food of Portugal, a country whose immense culinary influence has spread far beyond its borders.
A brief history of Portuguese food -- Legend -- Bread and bread dishes -- Soups -- Vegetables and mushrooms -- Fish -- Shellfish and snails -- Poultry and game -- Pork -- Beef and veal -- Mutton, lamb and goat -- Rice dishes and savoury cakes -- Desserts -- Sweet breads, cakes and tarts -- Cookies, candies and jams.