"Portuguese food is often called "peasant food" as the dishes were originally intended for farm workers and other labourers and needed to be hearty and filling.
Pimentos and Piri Piri hearkens back to that kind of food, while giving some time-honoured recipes a modern, North American twist. Traditional ingredients and occasionally techniques have been adapted for the North American environment, kitchen and lifestyle. If you want to cook traditional Portuguese comfort food, using local ingredients and your modern kitchen and equipment, this book is for you. A comprehensive introduction to Portuguese cooking complements the wide selection of recipes.