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 de Peixe

Moqueca de Peixe Recipe type: Main   Moqueca de Peixe is a Brazilian fish stew. Ingredients 6 stalks coriander 1 boiled egg 50g pickled cucumber 150g fresh fish file 1 tsp oil pinch of salt 1 onion ginger to taste parsley to taste 600g chicken stock Instructions Remove egg shell, cut egg into medium pieces. Shred … Continue reading

Quick Feijoada

Quick Feijoada Recipe type: Main   Feijoada is a Brazilian Food Recipe for bean stew. This recipe is a quick and easy version. Ingredients 2 c. canned black beans 4 c. water 1 ham bone 1 c. chopped onion 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper 1 tsp. cumin 2 tbsp. lime juice 8 pork sausage links … 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

Couve a Mineira

Couve a Mineira 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 frying … Continue reading

Quentao

Quentao Recipe type: Drink   Quentao is a traditional Brazilian cider. Ingredients 1 cup sugar 3 cups water ¾ cup cubed fresh ginger root 2 limes, sliced 4 cinnamon sticks 1 (750 milliliter) bottle pinga/rum Instructions While stirring, cook sugar in a saucepan place over medium heat until the sugar melts and turns golden brown, about … Continue reading