Alex Atala has quickly become the ambassador for Brazilian cuisine, culture and the use of Amazonian ingredients in gastronomy.
In a new video for Google Talk, Atala discusses his work with Brazilian cuisine, the expectation of diners in his home country and the importance of spreading the story of Brazilian cuisine around the world.
Hosted by Chris Ying from Lucky Peach, the hour long video is a great insight in Atala and his work.
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