Cooking of Brazil, 1st Edition

  • Matthew Locricchio
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  • ISBN-10: 1608707377
  • ISBN-13: 9781608707379
  • DDC: 641.5981
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Young chefs have been learning about the joy of cooking with Chef Matthew Loricchio's Superchef series for almost ten years. This updated and expanded second edition invites a new generation of readers to the kitchen to experience the satisfaction of preparing authentic international recipes and sharing their creations with friends and family. Each book opens with a region-by-region look at the focused country and their culinary traditions and contributions to international cuisine. This cultural introduction is followed with an overview of kitchen safety, food handling, and common sense nutrition, then on to a wide variety of recipes that range from soups and salads to main entrees and desserts. In addition to spectacular full color photos, each book is enhanced with line art demonstrating basic instructions and tips from the chef, making each recipe easy to follow.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
From the Author.
1: Before You Begin.
2: A Word about Safety.
3: Cooking Terms.
4: The Regions of Brazil and How They Taste.
5: Soups and Stocks.
6: Chicken Soup Canja de Galinha.
7: Chicken Stock Caldo de Galinha.
8: Black Bean Soup Sopa de Feijão.
9: Salads and Appetizers.
10: Fresh Shrimp and Black-Eyed Pea Salad Salada de Feijão Fradinho com Camarão.
11: Hearts of Palm Salad Salada de Palmito.
12: Cheese Rolls Pão de Queijo.
13: Miniature Meat Pies Pastel de Carne.
14: Vegetables and Side Dishes.
15: Sautéed Greens Couve à Mineira.
16: Brazilian Rice Chaval.
17: Black Beans Feijão Preto Simples.
18: Creamed Corn Crème de Milho Verde.
19: Pepper and Lemon/Lime Sauce Molho de Pimenta e Limão.
20: Brazilian Flavored Oil.
21: Main Dishes.
22: Colonial Chicken Galinha Crioula.
23: Smoked Meat and Black Bean Stew Feijoada Completa.
24: Roasted Pork Tenderloin Lombo de Porco Assado.
25: Mule Driver's Rice Arroz de Carreteiro.
26: Fish and Shrimp Stew Moqueca Capixaba.
27: Desserts.
28: Brazil Nut Cookies Biscoitinho de Castanha do Pará.
29: Brazilian Birthday Candies Brigadeiro.
Helpful Kitchen Equipment and Utensils.
Essential Ingredients in the Brazilian Kitchen.
Find out More.
Metric Conversion Chart.
About the Author.