The gaucho chef shares the secrets of traditional Brazilian grilling with more than 70 recipes plus stories and photos of rustic outdoor gaucho cooking.
Join Chef Evandro Caregnato on a culinary journey to discover the authentic Gaucho style of grilling meats called Churrasco. A native gaucho—or South American cowboy—Caregnato grew up in the birthplace of churrasco, Rio Grande do Sul. Now he is the culinary director for the award-winning churrascaria, Texas de Brazil.
In Churrasco, Caregnato explains how the gauchos from southern Brazil prepare and cook meats over an open fire and shares more than seventy recipes from both his hometown and Texas de Brazil’s restaurants. Featuring stories of gaucho life and over 100 mouth-watering photographs, this bookteaches readers how to master the art of churrasco and shows why so many people are falling in love with picanha, chimichurri and caipirinhas!