My Portugal: Recipes and Stories by George Mendes and Genevieve Ko

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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Cooking ahead; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: kosher salt; cod fillets
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    • Categories: Snacks; Cooking for a crowd; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: potatoes; salt cod; parsley
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: Kalamata olives; salt cod; white pepper; eggs; shallots; parsley; canola oil; potatoes
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    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: salt cod; sherry vinegar; broccoli raab; garlic; dried red pepper flakes
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    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: salt cod; potatoes; thyme; rosemary; bay leaves; parsley; Kalamata olives; pimentón; fig vinegar
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: white onions; garlic; salt cod; potatoes; Kalamata olives; hard-boiled eggs; parsley; fresh bay leaves
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    • Categories: Salads; Lunch; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: dried chickpeas; coriander seeds; black peppercorns; thyme; whole cloves; slab bacon; vegetable stock; carrots; celery; salt cod; shallots; rice wine vinegar; parsley; oranges; sherry vinegar; white pepper; baby watercress; canola oil; fresh bay leaves
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    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: yellow mustard seeds; cumin seeds; black peppercorns; fenugreek seeds; dried curry leaves; turmeric; white pepper; peas; salt cod; linguiça sausages; ramps; lemon thyme; chives
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    • Categories: Stocks; Main course; Japanese; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: garlic; thyme; parsley; salt cod; shiitake mushrooms; white pepper; litchis; cilantro; coriander seeds; kombu; bonito flakes; soy sauce; fresh bay leaves
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    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: shrimp; garlic; pimentón; parsley; cilantro; shrimp heads; white onions; fennel; celery; shallots; fennel seeds; whole star anise; saffron; brandy; Pernod; tomato paste; tarragon; xanthan gum
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  • Mozambique shrimp and okra with piri piri
    • Categories: Sauces, general; Main course; Portuguese; Mozambican
    • Ingredients: okra; pimentón; beefsteak tomatoes; white onions; white pepper; tomato paste; shrimp heads; fennel; celery; shallots; fennel seeds; whole star anise; saffron; brandy; Pernod; tarragon; parsley; xanthan gum; garlic; red peppers; piri-piri spice; bourbon; sherry vinegar; shrimp; oranges; limes; cilantro; fresh bay leaves; dried red piri piri chiles
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    • Categories: Rice dishes; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: saffron; tomatoes; pimentón; fresh bay leaves; dry white wine; chicken stock; white pepper; shrimp heads; white onions; fennel; celery; shallots; fennel seeds; whole star anise; brandy; tomato paste; tarragon; parsley; shrimp; raw foie gras; thyme; limes; paella rice
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    • Categories: Rice dishes; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: white pepper; shrimp heads; white onions; fennel; celery; shallots; tomato paste; tarragon; parsley; saffron; tomatoes; pimentón; fresh bay leaves; Carolina Gold rice; lobster tails; lobster claws; dry white wine; garlic; cilantro; mussels; littleneck clams; sea scallops; shrimp; sea urchin tongues; limes
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    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: octopus; carrots; fennel; white peppercorns; black peppercorns; coriander seeds; olive oil
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    • Categories: Salads; Main course; Appetizers / starters; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: dried black-eyed peas; coriander seeds; black peppercorns; parsley; thyme; vegetable stock; carrots; celery; white onions; garlic; smoked slab bacon; octopus; fennel; white peppercorns; olive oil; shallots; sherry vinegar; cilantro; baby greens
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  • Clams steamed with vinho verde, garlic, and cilantro (Amêijoas à bulhão pato)
    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: vinho verde white wine; littleneck clams; garlic; cilantro; fresh bay leaves
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    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Portuguese; Indian
    • Ingredients: baby cuttlefish; white onions; garlic; fresh ginger; lemongrass; fresh bay leaves; kaffir lime leaves; coconut milk; tamarind paste; cilantro; bonito flakes; limes; fenugreek seeds; fennel seeds; coriander seeds; whole star anise; squid; fennel; carrots; tomato paste; vinho verde white wine; chicken stock; tarragon; squid ink; white pepper; lemons; beefsteak tomatoes; thyme; olive oil; dill
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    • Categories: Sauces for fish; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: white onions; white pepper; vinho verde white wine; watercress; spinach; apple balsamic vinegar; sea scallops
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  • Red snapper with shellfish, tomato, and saffron (Caldeirada)
    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: coriander seeds; fennel seeds; parsley; thyme; fresh bay leaves; white onions; fennel; saffron; vinho verde white wine; Pernod; tomatoes; pimentón; chicken stock; garlic; potatoes; red snapper; white pepper; peekytoe crabmeat; chives; dill; canola oil
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  • Grilled sardines with charred peppers
    • Categories: Grills & BBQ; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: poblano chiles; green peppers; red peppers; sherry vinegar; sardines; parsley; lemons
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    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: soy sauce; vinho verde white wine; yuzu vinegar; pimentón; tuna; Kirby cucumbers; shiso leaves; thyme; chile flakes
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    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: cauliflower; white pepper; baguette bread; black peppercorns; coriander seeds; rice wine vinegar; fresh bay leaves; yellow mustard seeds; wasabi; sea urchin tongues; mustard oil; soy sauce; limes; shiso leaves
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    • Categories: Chutneys, pickles & relishes; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: littleneck clams; potatoes; white onions; tomatoes; pimentón; fresh bay leaves; garlic; thyme; vinho verde white wine; pork shoulder; celery; carrots; tomato paste; whole cloves; whole star anise; cinnamon sticks; white peppercorns; fennel seeds; coriander seeds; pork belly; kosher salt; black peppercorns; rice wine vinegar; cauliflower; Kalamata olives; parsley; cilantro
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  • Marinated grilled pork tenderloin
    • Categories: Chutneys, pickles & relishes; Grills & BBQ; Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: vinho verde white wine; thyme; fresh bay leaves; chile flakes; pimentón; pork tenderloin
    • Accompaniments: Iceberg, cucumber, and tomato salad
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    • Categories: Main course; Portuguese
    • Ingredients: coriander seeds; juniper berries; kosher salt; sugar; pink curing salt #1; pork loin
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  • Octopus confit

    • meginyeg on September 21, 2020

      Really good. Not sure what to do with the leftover oil though.

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Reviews about this book

  • Tasting Table

    Mendes shares his personal story and teaches us about the classic dishes that inspired his journey, from salt cod-egg casserole to piri piri shrimp. Mark our words: We'll master that duck recipe.

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  • ISBN 10 1617691267
  • ISBN 13 9781617691263
  • Published Oct 07 2014
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 256
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Imprint Stewart, Tabori, & Chang

Publishers Text

In My Portugal, George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin-starred Aldea, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwater­ing recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country. The collection balances Mendes’s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic Seared Shrimp, with his takes on classic Portuguese dishes, such as Salt, Cod, Potato, and Egg Casserole; Mozambique Shrimp and Okra with Piri Piri; Eggs Baked with Peas, Linguiça, and Bacon; Butter Cookies; and more. His stories illustrate the wealth of culinary resources in Portugal—fresh seafood, savory meats, and crisp vegetables. With delicious recipes and stunning photographs of the country, My Portugal takes the reader on an unforgettable journey.

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