terça-feira, 16 de dezembro de 2008

Portugal lá fora

"A Portuguese Tradition Faces a Frozen Future", no The New York Times.

Bacalhau, as the fish is called here, is to Christmas Eve in Portugal what turkey is to Thanksgiving in America. Treasured since the 16th century, when Portuguese fishermen first brought it back from Newfoundland, it bore the nickname fiel amigo — faithful friend. Its correct preparation is a source of pride, a sign of respect for family values.

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