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 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 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
Pão de Mel 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 greased … Continue reading
Sebiche Recipe type: Entree Sebiche is a Brazilian form of Ceviche. Ingredients 10 fillet of fish 6 tomatoes 1 onion 10 lemons 1 bunch of cilantro ½tsp of salt Instructions Chop the fillet in to small pieces and wash it in a strainer. Squeeze the lemon in a bowl then mix it with the chopped … 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