THE SABOR BRASIL RECIPE VIDEOS TO DO AT CHRISTMAS
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO Baba-de-moça literally means “girl’s drool”, and is typical Brazilian custard, which can be served as dessert or used as filling for cakes and other sweets. It’s a version of Portuguese ovos moles (“soft eggs”), a traditional sweet from…
“Acaçá”, also known as white “pirão”, is a side dish as well as “pirão” and “arroz branco”, for fish stew like “vatapá” and “moqueca de peixe”. It tastes sweet and very special because it is prepared with coconut milk.The “AKASSA” is a ceremonial dish of…
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO “Alfajores” are shortbread cookies with a “dulce de leche” filling. This recipe comes from Argentina,and it is nowadays widespread and appreciated all over Brazil. IngredientsFor the dough:• 500 g corn starch, approximately• 1 teaspoon baking powder or baking soda•…
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO “Prunes Wrapped in Bacon” is a delicious appetizer and is also used as a side dish on special occasions. The apple purée, with its sweet and delicate taste, balances the richness and makes and contrasts nicely with the crunchy…
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO Pieces of love (“Amor aos pedaços”) is a delicious Minas Gerais traditional sweet. Minas is a place full of homemade delicacies. It is one of those ancient recipes with a curious name whose origin lies in folklore or has…
“Arroz à grega” is white rice with sautéed diced vegetables. It isn’t a risotto but it’s a side dish for meat, poultry or fish. This recipe is colorful and inviting. Ingredients• 400 g Basmati rice• 600 ml boiling water, approximately (almost double the volume of…
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO Rice was introduced in Brazil by the Portuguese, that probably learned to use it in the East. It is the most popular accompaniment dish and the combination of rice and black beans had become the Brazilian national dish: “arroz…
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Besides illustrating ingredients and culinary procedures, it tells the story of recipe origins, often linked to a specific geographical area and the influence of cultures that come from afar. It tells how food is perceived by the Brazilian people and describes both the places where it is eaten and the rituals that accompany it.
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“Eating well” is a heritage of Humanity. With this site I wish to share my passion for cooking. For every recipe, I’ve tried to use simple and traditional ingredients and not complicated working procedures. All recipes have been “tested and approved” by my Italian friends.