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Eat Smart in Brazil
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Second Edition
Joan Peterson
Edited by Brook Soltvedt

Eat Smart Culinary Travel Guides

This paean to Brazilian cuisine contains a rich historical perspective on food origins and extensive background on regional dishes, including recipes. With the bilingual aids provided, navigating market and menu is a breeze.

This never-out-of-date culinary guidebook opens up the world of Brazilian food to travelers, students studying abroad, and foodies. The smartly designed second edition of Eat Smart in Brazil tells travelers how to find the most delicious, authentic, and adventuresome eating experiences in Brazil. The author shares the secrets she's uncovered while hunting for something good to eat-from restaurant dining to home cooking to fresh market produce—to allow you to get to the heart of the culture through its cuisine.

This edition includes a new cover design, as well as an updated resources chapter. In addition, the index has been supplemented with a Portuguese translation for each English entry, making the book more useful for any traveler.

Joan Peterson is planning future culinary adventures.Joan Peterson is an experienced world traveler and the author of Eat Smart guides to the food of Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Poland, Morocco, India, Peru and Turkey.

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Of related interest are the other titles in the Eat Smart culinary travel guide series.

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the cover of the second edition of Eat Smart in Brazil has a blue and black background, Green and Gold type, and a collage of three foods of a chef, peppers and an entre.

December 2006

LC: 94-096252 TX
160 pp.  5 1/2 x 8 1/2
8 page color insert; b/w illus., maps

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