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Caipirinha
April 27, 2008

Caipirinha in just over a minute (video)

Caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail. Not only you can find it in any Brazilian restaurant but it also works as our most talented worldwide ambassador. The true Caipirinha uses Cachaça, Brazil’s version of Rum, distilled from the juice of the sugar cane. And the best thing about Cachaça is that it’s a name made to be pronounced when drunk! (sounds like car-sha-sir, or ka-cha-cha if your are really legless).

This is my second video on how to make a Caipirinha. The first one was one of our first videos and it looks quite a lot worse. Plus this one really shows how simple and quick the whole thing is. If you have all the ingredients to hand you can make a Caipirinha is less than 40 seconds.

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Terry 11:50pm on May 19, 2010

The cheese balls -- you might try searching for "pao de queijo." That might be what you're looking for. The teardrop shape chicken pies -- try searching "coxinhas."

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Mike Gluhanich 5:31pm on May 7, 2008

I have some unopened sugar cane liquor that is 30 years old…Is it safe to drink ?

Brazil_love 10:09pm on January 5, 2009

I’m looking for the brazilian cheese balls recipe. Bola de quejo. They are little snacks that are served as an appetizer. Can someone please share the recipe. I love them and want to make and eat them as soon as possible. And can you also let me know where I can buy the ingredients for it? Thanks.

Andre 12:39pm on December 9, 2009

I had the good fortune to spend some time in Rio and Sao Paulo and mainly ate in the small street cafe’s and consumed liters of beer with the most amazing food.

I really liked what seems to be chicken pie in a tear drop shape with sort of stretchy dough , do you have the recipe for me.

i live in South Africa and i often entertain guests with feijoada and Caipirinha but i have to use cane and lemons as the other ingredients are not available , it still as a good kick and we all enjoy it.

Thanks

Andre

Terry 11:50pm on May 19, 2010

The cheese balls — you might try searching for “pao de queijo.” That might be what you’re looking for.
The teardrop shape chicken pies — try searching “coxinhas.”

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