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.
The acai (ah-sigh-ee) fruit has been put forward in recent years as something of a ‘superfood.’
Good food, good company and good conversation: those are three of the top ingredients for a lovely evening out with your best mates. But where to meet, exactly?
Cassava root is one of the main parts of the traditional Brazilian diet, as it is the source for manioc flour, a key ingredient in the Brazilian traditional dish called farofa. Farofa, if you didn’t know by now, is commonly served alongside other dishes, but is most associated with the famous dish feijoada.
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.
Are you looking for a cozy place to have lunch or dinner and are up for changing up your meal choices? Do you like a rustic environment that’s suitable not just for eating, but for chatting with friends, or perhaps having a meal solo with a good book in one hand and your fork or cup of coffee in the other?
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.
You’ve likely heard of feijoada, the classic black bean stew that’s made with beans and meat. But one thing you might not realise is that Brazil is known also for their very simple, yet classic dish of rice and beans, with or without meat.
Travel to Brazil and you will find an amazing array of street…