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The Latest News From Brazilian SuperStar Chef Alex Atala

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For our May Travel issue, deputy wine editor Ray Isle tasted his way through Brazil sampling stellar cachaças, a distilled spirit made from sugarcane juice, and had the best meal he's eaten in five years at D.O.M. restaurant in São Paulo. I recently caught up with D.O.M.'s ingenious chef, Alex Atala, to learn what new projects he has in store:

1) More ingredients from his three-year-old Amazonian farm at D.O.M., including tapioca, manioc flour, herbs like jambu, and large prawn.

2) Escoffianas Brasileiras, a new cookbook in which Atala reflects on his career (and provides 107 photographed recipes), to be published in his home country by Brazilian Larousse in May. The title is a spin on19th century French chef Auguste Escoffier's name, and "Bachianas Brasileiras," a musical number by Brazilian composer  Heitor Villa-Lobos.

3) An as-yet unnamed restaurant in São Paulo come mid-summer featuring typical Brazilian dishes, a radical departure from D.O.M.

 

 

 

 

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