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.
Couve a Mineira Author: Christina Recipe type: Side Couve a Mineira is a Brazilian food recipe of shredded and sautéed greens. Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 strips smoked bacon, sliced fine 1 head green cabbage, shredded salt, pepper to taste Instructions Heat the oil in a large … Continue reading
5.0 from 1 reviews Chicken Mole Author: Christina 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 … Continue reading
Pão de Mel Author: Christina Recipe type: Dessert Pão de Mel is a Brazilian honey bread dessert. Ingredients 3 cups flour 1 cup sugar 3 tbsp chocolate powder 1 cup honey 1 teaspoon ground clove 1 tbsp margarine 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon baking powder 500g chocolate Instructions Mix first 8 ingredients and bake in a … Continue reading
Quick Couve Recipe type: Side Couve is a Brazilian Food Recipe for a fast version of sauteed kale. Ingredients 1 head kale 2 tbsp. olive or vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic Instructions Wash kale thoroughly. Place each kale leaf on a cutting board and use a paring knife to remove the leaf rib—the stem that … Continue reading
Flank Steak and Salsa Author: Christina Recipe type: Main Serves: 8 Brazilian Flank Steak is grilled and served with fresh salsa. Ingredients For the Steak 6 cloves minced garlic ½ a minced jalapeno 2tsp olive oil ¼tsp salt 2lbs flank steak For the Salsa 4 tomatoes, chopped ½ cup chopped red onion ½ a minced jalapeno ¼ … Continue reading