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Cookbooks of the Month for October 2013: The Food of Portugal and The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe’s Western Coast


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Cookbooks of the Month for October 2013: The Food of Portugal and The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe’s Western Coast

BigSal | Sep 21, 2013 05:04 PM

Next month we will explore two books that will introduce us to Portuguese cuisine. Jean Anderson’s THE FOOD OF PORTUGUAL and David Leite’s THE NEW PORTUGUESE TABLE: EXCITING FLAVORS FROM EUROPE’S WESTERN COAST have been selected as October’s Cookbooks of the Month. On October 1st, I'll post individual threads for reporting your experiences from these books, but until then you can use this announcement thread for general discussion about the books.

The voting thread that got us here:

The nomination thread:

A general explanation of Cookbook of the Month, and a list of past books:

Are you still adhering to a cookbook embargo or want to try some recipes first before buying the book? Join in on the fun by trying some of the recipes available online.

Food of Portugal

Hot Red Pepper Sauce (Molho de Piri-piri)
Shrimp with Hot Red Peppers (Camaroes de Piri-Piri)
Pineapple in Port
Chicken Escabache (original recipe uses patridge or cornish hen)
Jugged Chicken
Green Beans with Coriander and Garlic
Scallops Algarve Style
Fresh Coriander Soup
Chickpea Soup Alentejo-Style
Alentejo-Style Pork and Clams
Pineapple in Port with Fresh Chopped Mint
Strawberries in Port
Portuguese Tomato Rice
Bacon from Heaven
Clams in a Cataplana
Caldo Verde
Grilled Sardines
Rice Pudding
Maria Eugénia Cerqueira da Mota's Roast Stuffed Turkey
Pao Minho (Minho Provence Rough Country Bread)
Portuguese Chickpea and Spinach Soup

New Portuguese Table

Milk Liquer
Azorean Kale, Sausage and Bean Soup
Fried Stuffed Olives
‘Russians’ Nut Cake
Caldo Verde
Curried Mussels
Sweet Lemon and Black Olive Wafers
Clams in a Cataplana
Spicy Molasses Cookies
Orange Cake
Green Olive Dip
Black Olive Risotto
Amped-Up Red Pepper Paste
Roast Turkey with Two Dressings
Quick Weekday Roast Chicken with Potatoes
Sauteéd Chestnuts, Onions and Bacon
Baked Custard Tarts
Punched Potatoes
Lemon Mint Chicken Soup
White Beans and Sausage
Sausage Tortilla
Momma Leite’s Braised Beef in Wine and Garlic
Cheese-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Chilled Fava Bean Soup with Apples
Portuguese Corn Bread
Mini-lamb meatballs
Pork Tenderloin in a Port-Prune Sauce
White Gazpacho with Crab Salad
Sea Bass with Fennel and Orange
Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
Alentegan-Style Pork with Clams
Rich Fish Soup
Eggs Simmered in Tomato Sauce
Fried Cornmeal
Grilled Shrimp with Piri Piri Sauce
Piri-Piri sauce
Duck Risotto
Scrambled Eggs with Salt-Cod and Potatoes
Salt-Cod and Potato Casserole

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