Release on 2017-08-29 | by Ronnie Hess,Joan Peterson
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods and Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Author: Ronnie Hess,Joan Peterson
Pubpsher: Ginkgo Press
Category: Cooking, Portuguese
Portuguese country-style home cooking and Michelin-rated restaurants receive equal treatment in this newest addition to the Eat Smart series of culinary travel guidebooks. A huge variety of seafood, rice, and spices from around the world acknowledge Portugal's history as a seafaring nation. Hundreds of different breads and cakes also underscore local traditions. Eat Smart in Portugal connects menus and markets to geography, history, and regional pride. Authentic Portuguese dining ranges from the famed bacalhau--salt cod that locals cook in 365 different ways--to Lisbon chef Jos� Avillez's mergulho do mar (a dip in the sea), poached sea bass with bivalves and marine plants. Other culinary stars are smoky grilled sardines; flavorful chouri�o sausage in the prized soup caldo verde; custard tarts called past�is de nata; port wines from the Douro river valley; and queijo da Serra, a creamy ewe's-milk cheese from the high plateaus of the Serra da Estrela. This easy-to-use guidebook includes practical and fun features: dozens of delicious recipes from chefs and other food experts that allow travelers and cookbook lovers to recreate Portuguese specialties at home a Menu Guide that demystifies food selection, allowing visitors to order with confidence a Food and Flavors Guide that provides a comprehensive list of foods, spices, and more to assist shoppers at colorful markets an explanation of culinary history that covers the origins and varieties of ingredients, regional recipes, and well-known Portuguese favorites a translation of useful phrases that eases the challenge of shopping for food or placing an order in restaurants glossaries that introduce food and cooking terms in Portuguese and English.
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Author: Joan B. Peterson
Pubpsher: Ginkgo PressInc
This never-out-of-date culinary guidebook opens up the world of Brazilian food to travelers, students studying abroad, and foodies. The smartly designed second edition of Eat Smart in Brazil tells travelers how to find the most delicious, authentic, and adventuresome eating experiences in Brazil. The author shares the secrets she's uncovered while hunting for something good to eat—from restaurant dining to home cooking to fresh market produce—to allow you to get to the heart of the culture through its cuisine.
Release on 2017-05-01 | by Sandy Guedes de Queiroz
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Author: Sandy Guedes de Queiroz
Culture Smart! Portugal will help you to navigate this multifaceted society. It gives insights into different aspects of life, from sleepy seaside towns to modern, trendy cities, so that you can experience firsthand how this society, which protects family and privacy so fiercely, is eager and proud to show visitors everything the country has to offer. Portugal is a small country that has had a huge cultural and political impact on the modern world. Portugal is now on the radar of world travelers and multinational corporations alike, and this has made its people more receptive to change and more modern in their outlook. This adventurous spirit is evident in the urban and cultural renewal that has swept the country, in harmonious contrast with its historic and traditional backdrop. Portuguese idiosyncrasies can be both confusing and enchanting. While rising to the challenges of the times, they have managed to maintain their values intact, preserving the history and traditions that give their country its flavor.
World-renowned 'tell it like it is' guidebook Discover Portugal with this comprehensive, entertaining, 'tell it like it is' Rough Guide, packed with comprehensive practical information and our experts' honest and independent recommendations. Whether you plan to walk the Rota Vicentina, explore wine lodges in Porto, hop on a vintage Lisbon tram or relax on the glorious Algarve coast, The Rough Guide to Portugal will help you discover the best places to explore, sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way. Features of The Rough Guide to Portugal: - Detailed regional coverage: provides in-depth practical information for each step of all kinds of trip, from intrepid off-the-beaten-track adventures, to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas. Regions covered include: Porto, Monsaraz, the Algarve, Lisbon, Estremadura and the Douro Valley. - Honest independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, and recommendations you can truly trust, our writers will help you get the most from your trip to Portugal. - Meticulous mapping: always full-colour, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys. Find your way around the Serra de Estrela, the Alentejo and many more locations without needing to get online. - Fabulous full-colour photography: features a richness of inspirational colour photography, including the charming walled medieval town of Óbidos and the romantic, colourful Porto riverfront. - Things not to miss: Rough Guides' rundown of the best sights and top experiences, including the hilltop retreat of Sintra, Lisbon's scrumptious pastéis de Belém, the surf-lashed coast of Rota Vicentina, and the lagoons of Aveiro. - Itineraries: carefully planned routes will help you organise your trip, and inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences. - Basics section: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting there, getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more. - Background information: comprehensive Contexts chapter provides fascinating insights into Portugal, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold globally. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
This comprehensive reference work introduces food culture from more than 150 countries and cultures around the world—including some from remote and unexpected peoples and places. * Entries covering over 150 countries and cultures from around the world * More than 100 expert contributors * Vignettes * An index that facilitates cross-cultural comparison
The new-look Rough Guide to Portugal - in full colour throughout - is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most popular holiday destinations. Discover Portugal's hotspots with stunning photography, colour-coded maps and detailed listings. You'll find practical advice on what to do and see in every region of the country - from the resorts of the Algarve to unspoilt corners of the mountainous interior, and from the surf beaches of the west coast to the most fashionable hangouts in Lisbon and Porto. There are also up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants for all budgets. Whether you have time to browse detailed information on everything from local delicacies to walk and cycle routes, or need fast-fix itineraries and 'Top 5 boxes' that pick out the highlights you won't want to miss, the meticulously researched Rough Guide to Portugal will be your perfect companion. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Portugal. Now available in ePub format.