BOOKS

Our published books. They are a fruit of our dedication to the topic of Portuguese gastronomy, and you may find food travel guides, but also editions of books that themselves became chapters of Portuguese food history.

TRAVEL
Porto Food Guide

E-BOOK

PORTO FOOD GUIDE

Maria Sena & Bruno Carvalho

Porto Food Guide is a guide of the most exciting food in the city of Porto. It not only explores the best restaurants, taverns, bakeries, and bars of the Invicta but also discovers the city's markets and specialty stores. It also approaches the history that surrounds each dish and the culinary traditions behind its festivities ...

“Best in the World: Culinary Travel Book”
“Best in the World: Digital Book for Sale”
Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2019

Winner of three national awards
Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2019

COOKING
History of Portuguese Gastronomy
Arte de Cozinha Domingos Rodrigues

E-BOOK

ARTE DE COZINHA

Domingos Rodrigues

Discover the first cookbook to be printed in Portugal.

First published in 1680 by Domingos Rodrigues — a cook of the aristocracy and the Portuguese Royal House — it quickly becomes a bestseller, only to be edited multiple times throughout the following centuries. Throughout its 300+ recipes, one may delve into a culinary portrait of the wealthy classes, revealing fascinating recipes with heavy use of spiced and contrasting flavors …

Arte Nova e Curiosa para Conserveiros Confeiteiros e Copeiros

E-BOOK

ARTE NOVA E CURIOSA PARA CONSERVEIROS, CONFEITEIROS E COPEIROS

Anónimo

In the sweet year of 1788, the first cookbook entirely devoted to pastry and confectionary was published in Portugal.

In over 160 detailed recipes, this book encompasses a wide variety of sweets, such as jams, fruit preserves, marmalades, cakes, biscuits, blancmanges, syrups, pastries, hard candy, conventual sweets, and even ice cream and sorbets …

Livro de Cozinha da Infanta D. Maria

E-BOOK

MANUAL DE COZINHA DA INFANTA D. MARIA

Anónimo

’Tis the oldest Portuguese culinary manuscript to have ever been found: it dates back to the late 15th century and early 16th century.

Having been a prized possession of the Infanta D. Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Parma and Piacenza, it is believed to have been an anthology of her family’s recipes.

It has become an essential document to understand medieval gastronomy in the wealthier classes. Amongst its 67 recipes, only may find diverse and sophisticated recipes, aplenty with spices and sugar, and even what is believed to be the oldest recipe of pastel de nata (Portuguese custard tart) …

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