David Leite searches high and low for a piecrust that is flaky, rich, and full of the shocking goodness of good old-fashioned lard.
The Azores, the nine-island archipelago 1,000 miles off the coast of Europe, has simple, rugged Portuguese food and recipes all its own.
The one thing that can get David to exercise and watch what he eats? The doctor-issued threat of life without pistachio gelato. (Gasp!)
Sort through a century of American history, decade by decade, and explore the ginormous shift in how we think about food.
David finds that the best way to secure his family’s unwritten Portuguese recipes is to videotape his mom in the kitchen.