My Portugal: Recipes and Stories

In My Portugal, George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin starred Aldea, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwatering recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country The collection balances Mendes s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic Seared Shrimp, with his takes on clasIn My Portugal, George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin starred Aldea, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwater ing recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country The collection balances Mendes s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic Seared Shrimp, with his takes on classic Portuguese dishes, such as Salt, Cod, Potato, and Egg Casserole Mozambique Shrimp and Okra with Piri Piri Eggs Baked with Peas, Lingui a, and Bacon Butter Cookies and His stories illustrate the wealth of culinary resources in Portugal fresh seafood, savory meats, and crisp vegetables With delicious recipes and stunning photographs of the country, My Portugal takes the reader on an unforgettable journey.
My Portugal Recipes and Stories In My Portugal George Mendes chef and owner of Michelin starred Aldea introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine offering mouthwatering recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes tha

  • Title: My Portugal: Recipes and Stories
  • Author: George Mendes Genevieve Ko Romulo Yanes
  • ISBN: 9781617691263
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “My Portugal: Recipes and Stories”

    1. I mean, I'm Portuguese, so I'm extremely biased here. Potato and collards soup may not sound terribly exciting to you, but just the idea of caldo verde warms me up and makes me hungry. Honestly, a lot of the dishes here are extremely simple, to the point where you might wonder what the big deal is from just reading the recipes. It's all in the technique and the freshness of the ingredients. When you have excellent olive oil, paprika, and garlic, I'm not sure you need much else.But again, I'm sup [...]

    2. Attractive book with interesting information about the author and Portuguese food traditions. Many recipes are not particularly difficult though many are distinctly unique for those not familiar with Portuguese cuisine which uses lots of unusual fish and fatty cuts of meat. Some recipes are very difficult.

    3. I wasn't crazy about this book. I thought the recipes would be more refreshing and new, but most of the recipes I was familiar with and his stories were yawn. I wasn't impressed with this cookbook. I read a review in AFAR magazine but the writer of that article mislead this reader and lover of cookbooks.

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