Archive for category: MEAT & POULTRY

Vaca Atolada – Beef ribs with Cassava Root

This is a delicious rich stew from the South West of Brazil.

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Oxtail and Watercress with creamy polenta

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

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The secret to a perfect Picanha steak when abroad

Of course the very best way to have Picanha is having it sliced directly into…

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Escondidinho de Carne Seca – Beef Jerky Surprise

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. The salty gamey taste of the Carne Seca is perfectly contrasted by the buttery silky texture of the cassava purée. Read more

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Feijão – Brazilian Black Beans

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

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How to make a Brazilian Feijoada

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 large vat of black beans… and voilá, Brazil’s national dish was creaed – The Feijoada. Reality may have been a bit different. Read more

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In praise of Argentinian beef

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

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Barbecue in the Garden

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?

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