The Authentic and Robust Cuisine of Portugal
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|Format: ||Hardback, 184 pages|
|Other Information: ||ill|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 September 1993|
Carol Robertson shares her fascination with the country and its cuisine in lively journal entries and delightful drawings, while David Robertson's evocative photographs provide a look at the wonders of the Portuguese landscape and culture. The result is a personal travel book for lovers of good food. Portugal is blessed with a flavorful and complex cuisine that brings together influences from Europe, Africa, and the Muslim world. The simple-to-prepare dishes rely on pork and seafood of all kinds, as well as tomatoes, olives, kale, hot and sweet peppers, garlic, mint, and the silken magic of virgin olive oil. Treat yourself to a true taste of Portugal.
About the Author
Carol Robertson has traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and Africa, both professionally and for pleasure. She is an artist and teacher and makes a home in Juno Beach, Florida.
"Filled with recipes and tales from the Robertsons' travels, this cookbook takes you on a culinary romp through Portugal." --"Health Magazine" "Fascinating traveler's tales set the stage for recipes from every region." --Jessica's Biscuit / ecookbooks.com"Foods are described in their settings along with a first person travelogue, a record of a culture and cuisine. The recipes are written for the home cook and feature readily available ingredients." --The "Palm Beach Post""From the Trade Paperback edition."
North Atlantic Books,U.S.|
24.33 x 19.48 x 1.83 centimetres (0.61 kg)|
15+ years |