Oxtail and Watercress with creamy polenta 0

A humble Brazilian recipe that makes the best of a little used part of the cow....

The secret to a perfect Picanha steak when abroad 1

Of course the very best way to have Picanha is having it sliced directly into your plate at some of the top Churrascarias in Rio, São Paulo or in one...

Escondidinho de Carne Seca – Beef Jerky Surprise 1

Escondidinho de carne seca (Escondidinho means literally: ‘Little hidden one’) is a very famous North Easter recipe but can be found in restaurants and bars up and down the country....

Feijão – Brazilian Black Beans 11

Black beans is the quintessential Brazilian dish. Check out our photo step-by-step recipe....

How to make a Brazilian Feijoada 7

The story goes that the Portuguese farm owners would keep the best parts of pork for themselves and send the offcuts to the slave house to be added to a...

In praise of Argentinian beef 2

Despite their normal rivalry in the football fields, there is at least one thing in which Argentinians and Brazilians agree....

Barbecue in the Garden 3

Cuca tries out a takeaway barbecue grill. One of those cheap things you buy from the supermarket and use when you to a picnic. Will it work?...

Brazilian Barbecue 6

A proper Brazilian Barbecue is served on the spit and the waiter cuts the thin slices of meat straight onto your plate. For me, there’s no other cut for this...