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Portugal

Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 4 : Europe

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview The Republic of Portugal lies at the southwestern corner of continental Europe and includes the autonomous regions of the Madeira Islands and Azores, which lie hundreds of miles to the west...

Unpacking the Mediterranean Diet: Agriculture, Food, and Health

Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In 2010, UNESCO included the Mediterranean diet on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. In this diet, olive oil, cereals, fruits, and vegetables are essential foods, together with moderate amounts...

The Country, the Nation, and the Region in Representations of Portuguese Food and Cuisine

José Manuel Sobral

José Manuel Sobral was Assistant Professor of History at the Universidade de Lisboa where he taught European Medieval History and Portuguese Contemporary History from 1977-1984, and is now Senior Research Fellow at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, where he is currently the Director of the PhD Program in Social Anthropology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Food and Cuisine in Contemporary Portugal: Between Cosmopolitanism and the Regional and Local Just as in many affluent countries, today’s culinary selection in Portugal is characterized by great pluralism. Although...

Conflicting Wine Narratives: “Pleasing Prospects” and the Struggles in the Construction of Alentejo

Nuno Domingos

Nuno Domingos is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at theInstituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa,and a Research Associate of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Since 2009, the Comissão Vitivinícola Regional Alentejana (CVRA, Regional Commission for Alentejo wine) has organized an annual fair in Lisbon, one of the major markets for wines from the southern Portuguese region of Alentejo. According...

Perceptions of the Country through the Migration of City-grown Crops: Guinean Food in Bissau and in Lisbon

Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Guinea-Bissau is a small country of around one and a half million inhabitants situated on the West African coast. Its economy is based predominantly on agriculture, and farming activities are part of the country’s urban and rural...

Portuguese in Asia

Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 3 : Asia and Oceania

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview At the end of the 15th century Portuguese navigators sailed around the southern tip of Africa and opened a new sea route to the spice-growing regions of India and the Far East. For the next 150...