• List Price: CDN$ 38.99
  • You Save: CDN$ 4.81 (12%)
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. Gift-wrap available.
The Food and Cooking of B... has been added to your Cart
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Simply Brit: We have dispatched from our UK warehouse books of good condition to over 1 million satisfied customers worldwide. We are committed to providing you with a reliable and efficient service at all times.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 9 images

The Food and Cooking of Brazil: Traditions, Ingredients, Tastes, Techniques, 65 Classic Recipes Hardcover – Jan 16 2012

4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
"Please retry"
CDN$ 34.18
CDN$ 31.17 CDN$ 20.84

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
click to open popover

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • You'll save an extra 5% on Books purchased from Amazon.ca, now through July 29th. No code necessary, discount applied at checkout. Here's how (restrictions apply)

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books (Jan. 16 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1903141931
  • ISBN-13: 978-1903141939
  • Product Dimensions: 24.2 x 1.6 x 28.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 975 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #193,156 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

Product Description

About the Author

Fernando Farah grew up surrounded by wonderful Brazilian cooks, both at home in Rio de Janeiro and at his family's farm outside the city. His passion for Brazilian cooking led him to start writing articles for Brazilian publications in the UK and posting his experiences on the web, alongside his other career in graphics and advertising. Fernando now has a faithful online following and his food blog www.cucaBrazuca.com has been highly praised by the Brazilian Tourism Ministry. His video recipes are watched by thousands every month.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I am born and raised Brazilian and I was looking for a nice Brazilian recipe book for my Canadian boyfriend who kept bugging me for recipes. After trying two other books, I found this one is a winner. It brings a great variety of traditional recipes that are simple to make and tasty. I would give 5 stars to the book if it brought more photos and stories as well.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: HASH(0xb6d7db64) out of 5 stars 17 reviews
18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa204cbb8) out of 5 stars Simply amazing March 19 2013
By Trey Meeks - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I received this book for Christmas, and it's been an absolutely wonderful journey through a culinary land I knew nothing about. My girlfriend, who is from Sao Paolo, was perhaps being a bit selfish with this present - she's been more than happy to try my creations!

First, the background. The pictures in this book are exquisite, and do a great job of showing both the beauty and diversity that is Brazil. They show the difference features of the land, from the beaches to the mountains, the Amazon and the city. These pictures show daily life in markets, at coconut stands, and in the kitchen; they also show the cultural elements, like Carneval, that have made Brazil famous. Each picture is accompanied by explanation and anecdotes with add color and flavor to the story. The author also includes paragraphs on history, both of the land and of its kitchen.

Most importantly, the recipes. I have made over a dozen of the recipes in this book. You may think, "wow, that doesn't seem like many...", but I must stress this - we keep making the same ones over and over again, they are simply that delicious. According to my Brazilian girlfriend, the Feijoada I've made is the best she's ever had. Just last night I made the Moqueca de peixe, and it was heaven on a plate. Coming from the American South, I was a bit hesitant to try couvee, or Brazilian collard greens. I must say, this book's preparation beats the hell out of almost anything this Southern boy has ever had before.

This book is an expertly guided journey through a country rich with history and flavor. Do yourself a favor and buy it, experiment with the different recipes, and enjoy the new foods you'll be amazed you ever lived without.
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa204cdb0) out of 5 stars Beautiful book! Jan. 6 2013
By Rose265 - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I bought this book as a Christmas gift for a friend who had recently visited Brazil and it exceeded my expectations. It has beautiful layout and design, with amazing color photographs - not only of the food but also pictures of Brazil. I chose this book because I had seen the authors blog on Brazilian food - it is worth checking out and you can see the quality of his recipes. [...]
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa204cd2c) out of 5 stars Recommended by a Brazilian :) Sept. 6 2014
By Winnie - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I'm Brazilian, from Rio de Janeiro, and I was looking for a Brazilian cooking book to give as a gift to a friend. I was looking for one that has the most typical food (in Rio and Southwest). Also, I wanted a book that talks a little bit about the Brazilian culture and the typical ingredients, and would make my friend fall in love with Brazilian food as I am.
Well, after search in several books, this one is the winner! It has the most original recipes (no changes to make the recipe fancier as I've seen in others books), most of the recipes are exactly the way I'm used to cook at home, and the directions are very well explained, with step-by-step pictures, what makes it way easier for those who are not familiar with the recipe.

However, as I said, this book shows recipes that are traditional in Rio de Janeiro and Southwest of Brazil. Brazil is a very very big country and has each region has different traditions. The Southwest food has cultural influences from several other states, but the food that is eaten there is not the same in all Brazil. If you are looking for traditional food from North or Northwest of Brazil, this book might not be what you are looking for.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa204ce88) out of 5 stars wife loves it Aug. 12 2013
By thomas seastrunk - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
My wife is from Brazil and i do the cooking. She loves the food i have tried from this cookbook. Hightly recommend this book
HASH(0xa1e921d4) out of 5 stars Uma Rodizio a casa! July 11 2015
By J. P. M. Smit - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
A perfect book about the foodstuff from Brazil!
If you don't cooking as well it's also a good guide for visiting a Brazilian restaurant, knowing more about their specialities. Thank You! Saboroso! Tudo Bem!