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.

Limeade

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4.0 from 1 reviews Limeade Recipe type: Drink   This Brazilian Limeade drink uses sweetened condensed milk. Ingredients 2 limes ½ cup sugar 3 tbsp sweetened condensed milk 3 cups water ice Instructions Slice the cleaned limes into wedges. Blend the limes with the sugar, sweetened condensed milk, water, and ice. Strain through a fine strainer … Continue reading

Avocado Cream

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Avocado Cream Recipe type: Dessert   Avocado Cream is a sweet Brazilian dessert. Ingredients 3 avocados, peeled and pitted 2 tbsp sugar juice of 1 lime ½ cup wine Instructions In a blender, mix avocado, sugar, lime juice and white wine. Chill and serve. 2.2.8 … Continue reading

Caipirinha

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Caipirinha Recipe type: Drink Prep time:  10 mins Total time:  10 mins   Caipirinha is a Brazilian Cocktail Recipe and means Little Country Girl. Ingredients 1 lime (the best would be to use a small yellow lemon called ‘galego’, in Brazil – if you find it, use 2 instead of 1 lime) sugar pinga (sugar and … Continue reading

Quick Couve

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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

Bomba

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5.0 from 1 reviews Bomba Recipe type: Dessert   Bomba or “bomb” is a Brazilian dessert bread stuffed with cream or chocolate. Ingredients 250ml water pinch of salt 100g margarine 150g flour 4 eggs Instructions In a pan, bring water, salt and margarine to boil. Add flour, and stir constantly with a wooden spoon. When the … Continue reading