Viagem Gastronomica atraves Do Brasil


by Caloca Fernandes, Editora Estudio Sonia Robatto, 2001. In Portuguese, with an English translation in the back pages.

This deluxe book serves as a comprehensive compendium of the history of Brazilian food from all regions of that country. It also details the influences of its native people, Africans as well as the Portuguese settlers. Recipes range from traditional Manicoba (Cassava-Leaf Stew) to a neo-traditional Belem restaurant offering that celebrated Japan's Emperor Akihito's visit, Pato do Imperador (Emporer's Duck), a sort of shredded duck then cooked in Tucupi, a traditional yellow sauce extracted from the cassava root. This is the second book in a series by the Editoria SENAC Sao Psulo.

This is an oversize, HEAVY hardback, coated stock paper, with DJ, 255 pages. Gorgeous color location and recipe presentation photos throughout. Pristine condition: VG+/VG+.

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