Host Marcus Samuelsson goes to the greater Boston area to learn more about Portuguese, Brazilian, and Cape Verdean food traditions. Marcus eats Portuguese chowder with halibut on a fishing boat, visits a Portuguese marketplace where he tries plenty of bacalhau, and later, in a home kitchen, he makes a bacalhau gratin with cheese and potatoes.
Michael and Fernando Benevides show off the bacalhau storeroom at Portugalia Marketplace.
Candida Rosa discusses forgotten Cape Verdean history over a hearty meal of jagacida.
Capoeirista Mestre Chuvisquinho teaches a class and then grabs a bite with Marcus.
Mestre Chuvisquinho and Marcus talk about the history and influence of capoeira.