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Name: Olivia Fagundes Rocha
HOME BASE: Oporto, Portugal
Describe your cooking style in three words: Simple. Passionate. Experimental.
What’s your signature dish? Queijadinhas de Amêndoa—Almond, a convent sweet, winner of the second edition of an amazing Portuguese Contest “A Mesa dos Portugueses” (The Portuguese Table).
What do you think is the most underrated ingredient? Lemon.
What’s the best cooking advice you’re ever received? Taste what you cook.
If you could share a meal with anyone in history who would it be? Catherine de’ Medici, so I could thank her for the amazing contribute she brought to gastronomy, especially patisserie.
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