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Brazilian Recipes

Brazilian Caipirinha Cocktail

The Caipirinha is Brazil’s national drink. It is made simply with lime, sugar, and Cachaça, a distilled liquor made from fermented sugarcane juice. The flavor is similar to light rum, but the fermentation process gives Cachaça a unique aroma and taste. The drink has a crisp fresh flavor that perfectly compliments its exotic homeland. You can find …

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Pan Toasted Cheese and Guava Appetizer

In Brazil, they have a popular appetizer called “Romeo and Juliet” (Romeu e Julieta ). It is a simple preparation of a mildly salty cheese (Coalho) paired with a slice of sweet guava paste. Its name is apparently due to the pairing of these two flavors – they just simply and go together perfectly. Coalho …

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Brazilian Seafood Stew – Moqueca Baiana

Moqueca Baiana, traditional Brazilian Seafood Stew, lives up to its surroundings with bold flavors and a bright yellow color. When traveling through Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, we found that the food was just as colorful as the scenery. You can’t go far without hearing the sound of music or people laughing, and you rarely find …

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Brazilian Truffles – Chocolate Brigadeiro

Brigadeiros are a favorite dessert treat in Brazil. You can find them in stores, restaurants, vendor carts on the street and in homes throughout the country. These lovely chocolate truffles are sweet perfection in three simple ingredients. There are several variations of Brazil’s beloved truffle, but the most common preparation being a cocoa truffle rolled …

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