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    • ISBN:9781845338701
    • Publication date:05 May 2014

Brazilian Food

By Thiago Castanho and Luciana Bianchi

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'Thiago is a master craftsman, serving up fresh and original dishes from one of the richest natural larders in the world.' - Michael Palin describing the author of Brazilian Food.

'Thiago is a master craftsman, serving up fresh and original dishes from one of the richest natural larders in the world.' - Michael Palin describing the author of Brazilian Food.

Brazil is a vast country with a cornucopia of fabulous ingredients and a wealth of ethnic culinary influences; the result is one of the most exciting cuisines in the world. In this ground-breaking book, acclaimed young chef Thiago Castanho and internationally respected food writer Luciana Bianchi explore the best of Brazilian food and its traditions with more than 100 recipes that you'll want to try at home - wherever you live.

This book, now reissued as a stylish jacketed paperback, includes recipes from a team of celebrated 'guest chefs' from all over Brazil, including Roberta Sudbrack, Rodrigo Oliveira and Felipe Rameh. Chapters celebrate the best food that Brazil's diverse cuisine has to offer including Small Bites, Street Food, Fish & Seafood and Meat & Poultry for Fire & Grill. Shot on location in Brazil by Rogerio Voltan, the book is a visual as well as culinary feast.

As host nation for the Olympics in 2016, Brazil is the focus of international attention, so now is the perfect time to discover its vibrant food culture and cook some of its gutsy, flavourful dishes at home.

Biographical Notes

Thiago Castanho's love of food and local ingredients began at home, when his father decided to turn their living room into a small restaurant to support the family. Thiago is one of the most acclaimed chefs of the new Brazilian cuisine with two restaurants: his first, Remanso do Peixe; and his new one, Remanso do Bosque, on the edge of a national park.

Thiago's cuisine moves easily from tradition to modernity. He manages to combine comfort food and the diverse flavours of Brazil in a unique way. His food is in tune with nature, showing great love and respect for the environment and for local producers. Thiago featured on Michael Palin's BBC series Brazil.

Luciana Bianchi is an Italian-Brazilian chef and food writer with a background in molecular science. She has worked at Michelin-starred restaurants, cooked for celebrities, interviewed many of the best international chefs, and has published work in Brazil, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Korea, Australia, Germany and in the UK. Luciana contributes to the blog of S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants and writes for Apicius Journal. She also contributes to many international magazines and newspapers. Luciana has also written Lima the Cookbook with Virgilio Martinez.

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  • ISBN: 9781784722449
  • Publication date: 02 Jun 2016
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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