The Taste of Portugal: A Voyage of Gastronomic Discovery Combined with Recipes, History and Folklore.

The Taste of Portugal: A Voyage of Gastronomic Discovery Combined with Recipes, History and Folklore.

by Edite Vieira

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781911621188
Publisher: Grub Street Cookery
Publication date: 06/25/2018
Edition description: Revised Edition
Sales rank: 666,875
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edite Vieira was born in Portugal. She moved to London where she worked for the BBC as a radio journalist and programme announcer. She was a cultural affairs correspondent for a number of magazines but is most highly regarded as the author of many books including a collection of poetry and for her food writing and recipe books. She is also the winner of a Gourmand World Cookbook Award

Table of Contents

Preface 4

Preface and Foreword to Previous Editions 5

Introduction 8

A Flavour of the Country 8

Food and Tradition 10

Preparing to Cook 21

Soups 33

Bread and Bread Dishes 50

Açordas 52

Migas 57

Ensopados 59

Dry Soups 60

Gaspachos 62

Seafood 66

Salt Cod 67

Sardines 77

Fish Stews 78

Other Fish Dishes 83

Shellfish 89

Squid, Cuttlefish and Octopus 93

Meat 96

Beefsteak 97

Roast Beef 99

Stews 100

Kid 104

Other Meat Dishes 105

Pork 109

Pig's Haggis 115

Poultry and Game 117

Sauces 128

Vegetables and Accompaniments 134

The Tempura Connection 135

Broad Beans 139

Sweet Things 144

Puddings 144

Sweets 165

Pastries 174

Small Cakes and Biscuits 184

Fried Cakes 187

Buns 194

Large Cakes 198

Fancy Bread 203

Jams and Jellies 205

Fillings 209

Portuguese Wines 212

Liqueurs and Spirits 222

Useful information 226

List of Vegetarian Recipes 228

Index 231

Acknowledgements 238

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