Brazilian food is rich and diverse, mixing Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, German, African, and Amerindian influences. Brazil’s climate is mostly tropical and the terrain and climate favor the production of coffee, a wide range of fruits, vegetables, and cattle. Because of its diverse heritage, Brazilian recipes are tantalizing and flavored with fiery spices and tropical ingredients. Traditional Brazilian food uses the land’s native ingredients of beans, rice and manioc flour.
Quentao Recipe type: Drink Quentao is a traditional Brazilian cider. Ingredients 1 cup sugar 3 cups water ¾ cup cubed fresh ginger root 2 limes, sliced 4 cinnamon sticks 1 (750 milliliter) bottle pinga/rum Instructions While stirring, cook sugar in a saucepan place over medium heat until the sugar melts and turns golden brown, about … Continue reading
Carne Asada Recipe type: Main Carne Asada is a Brazilian form of grilled ribs. Ingredients 5lbs beef ribs 1 liter of beer spices to taste 1lb cooked rice 6 large tomatoes 1 cup of lettuce 3 avocados 2 onions 1tbsp vinegar Instructions Place ribs in a tray of spices with beer for six hours. Prepare … Continue reading
Ambrosia Recipe type: Dessert Ambrosia is a Brazilian recipe for a creamy dessert. Ingredients 1L milk 6 eggs 500g sugar ground cinnamon Instructions Mix milk, eggs, sugar and cinnamon (to your taste) in large pan. Boil over low heat stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until it is golden brown and thickens. 2.2.8 … Continue reading
5.0 from 1 reviews Chicken Mole Recipe type: Main Chicken Mole is a Brazilian adaptation of the Mexican sauce. Ingredients 4lbs of chicken pieces 10 ancho chillies 5 mulatto chillies 3 cloves 3 tortillas 2lbs dried black chilies 2oz pinups 2oz raisins 4oz sesame seeds 1oz toasted bread ½oz cinnamon ¼oz black pepper 2oz bar … Continue reading
5.0 from 1 reviews Pamonha Recipe type: Entree Brazilian Pamonha is a corn paste wrapped in corn husks. Ingredients 12 large ears of corn with husks 1 cup of warm olive oil 1 pinch of salt small slices of cheese (optional) Instructions Husk the corn carefully to preserve the leaves and make small envelopes with … Continue reading