Rio de Janeiro’s famous festival, ‘Carnival’ is coming up, and if you’re thinking of heading down to have a taste of the party atmosphere, or even if you’re staying at home, simply having a bit of Brazilian food in honour of past journeys to the Southern Hemisphere, don’t forget to try Brazil’s national dish: feijoada.
You might have seen the abundance of energy drinks around, like ‘Rockstar,’ ‘Monster,’ and of course ‘Red Bull.’ Some of these energy drinks contain guarana, along with other ‘stay-awake’ chemicals.
Christmas is soon arriving, and the people who celebrate it around the world have their unique ways and traditions surrounding this ages-old holiday. The people of Brazil are no different.
Lots of people like chocolate fudge and other sweet treats, particularly around this time of year, when everyone gears up for holiday baking of all kinds. But between the mint-flavoured fudge, gingerbread people and, of course, the ever-present fruitcake, you might try cooking up this delightful chocolate candy from Brazil: the brigadeiro.
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Many people say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Of course, such folks often hail from countries such as the United States, where a big meal was often eaten, especially in pre-Industrial Revolution times, by agriculture-heavy regions whose people performed the daily arduous chores of running farms and building and maintaining houses. That tradition continues, particularly in the Midwestern US, where bacon, eggs, pancakes, oatmeal and other heavy fare are still served, whether or not you are a farmer.
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Feijoada is one of the most well-known and common dishes in Brazilian cuisine, and it has a long history, as well as many variations based on region and in-season ingredients.