Maria's Portuguese Table

When Maria Lawton was six years old her family emigrated to the United States from the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores, a stunning archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Maria documented the cooking and food memories so vital to her childhood, rediscovering her family's traditional recipes and putting them into her first cookbook, Azorean Cooking: From My Table to Yours. As a complement to her book, Maria blends her love of Portuguese food, traditions, and culture with the cooking and travel series "Maria's Portuguese Table". In this first series she goes on an 8-part food and travel odyssey starting in Rhode Island USA to Sao Miguel Azores, to California. Rediscover one of the world's oldest cultures with her!

Sun, Jun 16 7:00 P.M. Fall River, Massachusetts     NH Create (11.4)

Columbia Street is the heart of Fall River's Portuguese community.

Sun, Jun 23 7:00 P.M. New Bedford, Massachusetts     NH Create (11.4)

Maria's journey circles back to her home community of New Bedford Massachusetts.

Sun, Jun 30 7:00 P.M. Terceira, Azores     NH Create (11.4)

Maria's journey continues to the island of Terceira, known by many US veterans for the US Air base located their since World War II.

Sun, Jul 7 7:00 P.M. Sao Jorge, Azores     NH Create (11.4)

From a distance Sao Jorge is an island of cliffs and fajas, but Maria discovers so much more.

Sun, Jul 14 7:00 P.M. Sao Jorge and Pico     NH Create (11.4)

Maria explores Faja da Caldeira Santo Cristo, which the New York Times listed as one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Sun, Jul 21 7:00 P.M. Faial     NH Create (11.4)

The season ends by exploring the city of Horta and tasting locally produced specialties that can only be found on this beautiful island.

Sun, Jul 28 7:00 P.M. Provincetown, Massachusetts     NH Create (11.4)

Maria explores Provincetown, the first landing place for the Pilgrims and also the landing place for many Azorean immigrants in the last century.

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