Porto: Stories from Portugal’s Historic Bolhao Market

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Portugal is more popular with Americans than ever before and is emerging as a top international tourist and gastronomic destination, welcoming a record-breaking 11.4 million visitors in 2016 An essential travel guide for anyone thinking about visiting Northern Portugal Features eight authentic “grandmother recipes” Portuguese cuisine is emerging as a food trend on the rise An insider’s look into the cultural and culinary traditions of Porto, the hub of Northern Portugal, and its oldest open-air market This collection of stories and recipes seeks to preserve the story of the historic market before it disappears A tribute to the region’s female artisans and farmers who keep its legacy alive A high-end hardcover package filled with gorgeous, full-color photography throughout More than a travel book: a mix of stories, history, and cultural anthropology make for a must-have tribute to Porto, its people, and its cuisine Foreword by Jose Avillez, a Portuguese chef and the owner of the Michelin-starred Belcanto

Praise for PORTO: “More culinary guide than cookbook, [Porto] . . . focuses on the edible history of the region, separated into chapters focusing on Portuguese staples: seafood, cured meats, produce and everything you’ll want to want to eat on your visit.” -The Globe and the Mail “This book is a visual and gustatory hymn to the honest, simple foods of Northern Portugal as well as a portrait of the proud and welcoming vendors of Bolhao Market who sell and cook it. Flipping through its pages, I felt a tremendous sense of saudades-an indescribable longing-for my adopted country.” -David Leite, author of The New Portuguese Table and Notes on a Banana “This book is a wonderful culinary journey through the history of Bolhao Market, the city of Porto, and the little-known wonderful recipes of Northern Portugal. An exploration and delicious education rolled into one, this book is a must have and deserves to be part of one’s Portuguese culinary library. It certainly will be part of mine.” -Ana Patuleia Ortins, author of Portuguese Homestyle Cooking and Authentic Portuguese Cooking

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