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.
Canja com Arroz Recipe type: Soup Canja com Arroz is a Brazilian Food Recipe for chicken rice soup with homemade broth. Ingredients Broth 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces 2 celery stalks with leaves, cut in 4 pieces each 1 carrot, peeled and quartered 1 onion, peeled and quartered stem from 1 sprig … Continue reading
Quindim Recipe type: Dessert Quindim is a Brazilian food recipe of coconut custard. Ingredients 1 cup shredded coconut 3⁄4 cup sugar 2 tbsp butter 3 eggs 1⁄2 cup skim milk Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Butter a baking dish and sugar the inside (similar to flouring … 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
Moqueca Recipe type: Entree Moqueca is a Brazilian fish stew recipe. Ingredients 2 kg fish (grouper or shark) Lime drops ½ tsp salt ½ tsp ground black pepper 3 seedless red peppers, sliced (rings) 1 kg ripe tomatoes (hard), sliced (round) 5 medium size onions, sliced (rings) 2 tbsp chopped coriander 2 tbsp chopped parsley … 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