Brazilian Food Recipes

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.

Doce de Abóbora


Doce de Abóbora Recipe type: Dessert   Doce de Abóbora is a Brazilian pumpkin dessert. Ingredients 1 kg pumpkin or squash 700g sugar cinnamon sticks to taste cloves to taste Instructions Cut squash into 3cm square pieces. In a large pan, cook the sugar, cinnamon sticks and cloves. When the sugar starts melting, add squash and … Continue reading

Bolo de Maracujà


Bolo de Maracujà Recipe type: Dessert   Bolo de Maracuja is a Brazilian passion fruit cake. Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 5 eggs separated 1 cup passion fruit pulp 100g margarine 1 tbsp baking powder 2 cups passion fruit 2 cups sugar Instructions Blend the passion fruit pulp, take the seeds out, and reserve. … Continue reading



Feijoada Recipe type: Main   Feijoada is a Brazilian bean stew recipe. Ingredients ½kg black beans – cook and separate 1 large onion 4-5 cloves of garlic 200g bacon All following ingredients (except the ‘paio’) are salted. They have to be washed several times, and boiled twice (just put in cold water and bring to boil; … Continue reading

Canja de Galinha


Canja de Galinha Recipe type: Main   Canja de Galinha is a Brazilian chicken soup. Ingredients 3 lbs boneless, skinless chicken meat 1 onion, chopped 6 cups chicken stock ¼ cup white rice ¾ cup tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped ½ cup carrots, chopped salt to taste black pepper to taste ¾ cup diced ham 1 … Continue reading



4.0 from 1 reviews Limeade Recipe type: Drink   This Brazilian Limeade drink uses sweetened condensed milk. Ingredients 2 limes ½ cup sugar 3 tbsp sweetened condensed milk 3 cups water ice Instructions Slice the cleaned limes into wedges. Blend the limes with the sugar, sweetened condensed milk, water, and ice. Strain through a fine strainer … Continue reading