What are the best books for Portuguese cuisine?

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    #1Food of Portugal

    Food of Portugal

    Food of Portugal is a guidebook written by Jean Anderson first published in 1986. This cookbook contains about the food's culture and restaurant terms for travelers. 

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    Raymond Gibson
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "This was great 30 years ago when it came out, but so many of the recipes are old and dated now and no one really eats it. An update would be nice though, as at the time of release I imagine it was pretty top notch at highlighting the great food of a great country. "
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    #2Portuguese Homestyle Cooking

    Portuguese Homestyle Cooking
    Portuguese Homestyle Cooking is a recipe book written by Ana Patuleia Ortins first published in 2001. This anecdote contains the cook's experience in Portugues culture. 
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    Aarav Chopra
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "This is an excellent book with a bunch of creative and excellet dishes. Highly recommended by myself and many others."
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    #3Pimentos and Piri Piri

    Pimentos and Piri Piri

    Pimentos and Piri Piri: Portuguese Comfort Cooking is a recipe book written by Carla Acevedo first published in 2013 by Whitecap Books. This book contains what a simple dish should be fulfilling. 

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    Shirley Dunn
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "I recently started trying out International recipes and came across this great book on Portuguese cooking called Pimentos and Piri Piri written by Carla Acevedo. It has many easy and fantastic recipes that I have already tried out. I never thought that Portuguese cooking was something I could even try out, but this book really helped me."
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    #4My Portugal

    My Portugal
    My Portugal: My Recipes and Stories is a book written by George Mendes and Genevieve Ko with Romulo Yanes as the illustrator. It is first published in 2014 by Harry N. Abrams. 
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    Brenda Hunter
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "My Portugal is a great book if you are interested in Portuguese cuisine. It offers Portuguese recipes along with different stories about the chef. There are a lot of pictures to help visualize the steps. The chef offers a more fancy version and a basic version of some recipes so you can adapt depending on what kitchen equipment you have."
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    #5The New Portuguese Table

    The New Portuguese Table

    The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe's Western Coast is a cookbook written by David Leite and first published in 2009 by Clarkson Potter. This book won the 2010 Julia Child Award for First Book. 

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    Bruce Hunt
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "My former boss is Portuguese. We had a potluck lunch at work one day and she brought in a Portuguese dish. When I asked her how she made it, she described the recipe and then she actually recommended this book to me if I wanted to try more. Everything in this book is very straightforward and so far it's all been delicious. Highly recommended."
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    #6Taste of Portugal

    Taste of Portugal

    Taste of Portugal: A Voyage of Gastronomic Discovery Combined with Recipes, History, and Folklore is a non-fiction book written by Edite Vieira and first published in 2012. 

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    Olivia Cook
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "I love to explore different cuisines in depth and am always looking for new books to add to my collection. I did not have a book on Portuguese cuisine so was excited when I saw this one. I like the book overall but would like to see more details about the unique ingredients used."
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    #7Taste Portugal

    Taste Portugal

    Taste Portugal: 101 Easy Portuguese Recipes is a cookbook written by food blogger Maria Dias and her daughter Lisa Dias first published in 2014. This recipe book is based on Tia Maria's Portuguese Food Blog. 

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    Pamela Cox
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "A decent handbook for those who are getting into european/portugese cuisine. worth a shot."
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    #8The Food & Cooking of Portugal

    The Food & Cooking of Portugal

    The Food & Cooking of Portugal is a recipe book written by award-winning Portuguese chef Miguel de Castro e Silva. It is first published in 2007 by Aquamarine. 

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    Eric Herrera
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "A handy reference for anyone attempting at Portuguese cuisine. Easy to make simple dishes."
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    #9Traditional Portuguese Cooking

    Traditional Portuguese Cooking

    Traditional Portuguese Cooking is a recipe book written by Maria de Lourdes Modesto and first published in 1982 by Verbo. This cookbook contains the steps on how to make Portuguese cuisine. 

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    Craig Wallace
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I'll admit that there's a lot of good material in here. But I paid over $100 (and maybe that's on me) for this, and I expected more for the money. If you're a professional chef and can deduct this from your taxes, by all means go for it. Home cooks can get better bang for the buck elsewhere."
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    #10Portuguese Cooking

    Portuguese Cooking

    Portuguese Cooking: The Traditional Cuisine of Portugal is a recipe book created by Carol Robertson and David Robertson. It is first published in 2008 by North Atlantic Books. 

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    Howard Banks
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "Found some delicious dishes from this one, my wife loves this! "

Summary

Best What are the best books for Portuguese cuisine
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Food of PortugalBooks 38 Paid
2Portuguese Homestyle CookingBooks 35 Paid
3Pimentos and Piri PiriBooks 32 Paid
4My PortugalBooks 30 Paid
5The New Portuguese TableBooks 28 Paid
6Taste of PortugalBooks 27 Paid
7Taste Portugal Books 23 Paid
8The Food & Cooking of PortugalBooks 22 Paid
9Traditional Portuguese CookingBooks 20 Paid
10Portuguese CookingBooks 18 Paid
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