Though Portugal was once a major global power, today its cuisine isn't as well known as Italian or Spanish fare. Food writer David Leite wants to change that. In his new cookbook "The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe's West Coast", David shows how classic Portuguese recipes have been updated and changed by flavors from around the world. Here and Now's resident chef Kathy Gunst talks to David about the book, and about his own Portuguese roots in Fall River, Massachusetts.
This program aired on October 19, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.