A gorgeous cookbook celebrating the joyful soul of Brazil through its evocative, vibrant cuisine. Sprawling over eight million square kilometers, Brazil is as massive as it is majestic. From the mighty Amazon to the gauchos in the south, it's a country whose passionate people and unforgettable scenery excite the world's imagination.
As interest builds in Brazil in the lead-up to the 2014 World Cup, this book showcases the unique interplay of food and culture in the twelve capital cities playing host to the World Cup: Belo Horizonte; S‹o Paulo; Salvador da Bahia; Manaus; Fortaleza; Porto Alegre; Recife; Cuiaba; Brasilia; Natal; Curitiba; and Rio de Janeiro. From everyday workers to artists to football legends, food is intrinsic to every Brazilian. An extraordinary feast for the senses, This Is Brazil is a comprehensive exploration of real, home-style Brazilian food from each distinct region. Packed with recipes, personal stories, and stunning location and food photography, This Is Brazil, will take you to the joyful soul of this magnificent nation.