Category: RECIPES

Bala de gelatina de pinga (Cachaça gumdrops)

Bala de gelatina de pinga (Cachaça gumdrops)

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO Cachaça gumdrops are jelly candies with a slight hint of cachaça, covered with a thin layer of sugar. It is an unusual candy for dessert, loved by everyone who ate it. It’s also a great snack choice to sweeten…

Banana à milanesa (Fried Banana in Breadcrumbs)

Banana à milanesa (Fried Banana in Breadcrumbs)

This is a great side dish for a lot of Brazilian recipes and also for “feijoada”. The contrast between the crisp crust on the outside and the soft and sweet banana inside – sweet as well as salty – is very popular in Brazil. Ingredients•…

Banana da terra assada (Baked Plantains)

Banana da terra assada (Baked Plantains)

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO The “banana da terra” (plantains) is a variety of banana that must be cooked before eating. It’s better when fully ripe, ie, when it becomes soft, the skin gets very dark and the pulp reddish. The plantains can be…

Banana da terra frita (Fried Plantains)

Banana da terra frita (Fried Plantains)

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO The “banana da terra” (plantains) is a variety of banana that must be cooked before eating. It’s better when fully ripe, ie, when it becomes soft, the skin gets very dark and the pulp reddish. The fried banana can…

Banana frita no açúcar (Caramelized Banana)

Banana frita no açúcar (Caramelized Banana)

There are many different types of dessert bananas that are eaten raw, as “banana prata” (silver banana), “banana maçã” (apple banana) and “banana ouro” (gold banana), but the “banana nanica” (the most common type) is also used to make savory dishes and desserts.This is the…

Batata doce frita (Fried Sweet Potatoes)

Batata doce frita (Fried Sweet Potatoes)

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO Sweet potato is widely used in Brazilian cuisine, commonly found in both sweet and savory dishes. Sweet potato fries are great as appetizers or as a side dish. Ingredients• sweet potatos• salt• frying oil Preparation method Peel the sweet…

Batata palha (Potato Straws)

Batata palha (Potato Straws)

“Batata palha” is fried grated raw potatoes, dry and crisp, served as an accompaniment dish for “stroganoff” and other stew recipes. It takes some time and patience but it tastes so much better than the store bought potato crisps! Ingredients• 200 g potato per person,…

Batida de amendoim (Peanut “Batida”)

Batida de amendoim (Peanut “Batida”)

Batida is the generic name for drinks that blend various ingredients, mainly fruits, with sweetened condensed milk and pinga, a strong Brazilian liquor distilled from sugarcane.Peanut Batida is a famous drink in Brazil. It can be made in advance and keeps well in the fridge.…