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.

Moqueca

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

Vatapa de Galinha

Vatapa de Galinha Recipe type: Entree   Vatapa de Galinha is a Brazilian food recipe with chicken in a creamy nut sauce. Ingredients 4 chicken pieces (quarters or legs) 3 cloves garlic, minced juice of two limes 1 tsp salt 1 cup chicken stock or water 1 #version# … Continue reading

Bolo de Banana

Bolo de Banana Recipe type: Dessert   Bolo de Banana is a Brazilian banana cake. Ingredients 10 tbsp flour 1 cup and 10 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp baking powder ground cinnamon bananas 3 eggs 2 cups of warm milk Instructions Mix flour, 10 tbsp of sugar and baking powder. Divide in half. Mix 1 cup of … 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