Basic Brazilian Beans 0

A very easy recipe, even if you don’t own a pressure cooker....

The 104 Steps Strawberry Frappe 0

Of all the culinary passions I could have picked up in Lisbon…...

Make rice the Brazilian way! 0

Make perfect fluffy flavoursome rice every time....

Milk Loaf 3

Learn how to make this delicious break in minutes. Great video recipe....

How to make very bad coffee 0

My friend Nadine Horn came to visit and in the morning we decided to do a small video showing off this weird coffee contraption I bought at the local Sainsbury’s. Actually the...

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...

Cabana Brasil – Brazilian Barbecue… (or maybe not!) 2

When is a Brazilian BBQ place not a Brazilian BBQ place?...

Rodizio Brazil – Good small bbq restaurant, or just a lot of bull? (Review) 1

My good friend Chris Stanton, who came to Rio with me in April last year, invited me to try a new Churrascaria in Clapham North. It was a very fortuitous...

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....

True feijoada experts 0

Last time we went to Rio, we met up with Andre Paranhos and his fellow feijoada reviewers who are in a heroic mission to try every Feijoada in Rio de...

Banana Meringue Dessert 0

One of my favourite dessers from Brazil. It’s simple, amazingly sweet and so flavoursome – packed with the true flavours of Brazil....

Kibe – Rio’s ‘Arab’ street snack 10

Kibe is a Middle Eastern snack sold in practically every street bar in Rio as well as on the beaches. It’s a simple and wholesome snack and it can come...

Rice and Squid Brazilian style 2

A very simple and cheap Brazilian recipe. But I managed to posh it up a bit by adding some prawns....

Brigadeiro – Brazil’s famous party treat! 22

A very famous recipe of gooey chocolate truffles which kids (of all ages) will adore....

When Moqueca met Ceviche 17

A wonderfully fresh tasting starter, full of colours and textures, which really awakens the palate and sets you up for a great meal....

Guava Soufflé with Catupiri Sauce 13

The first in our series shot in Rio earlier in the year. Guava Soufflé, a delicious, sophisticated, and yet very simple to prepare treat....

Bobó de Camarão – An Afro-Brazilian recipe 9

Bobó de Camarão is now a firm fixture in any Typical Brazilian restaurant. It’s delicious and simple dish to prepare, the only tricky ingredient to find being cassava....

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...

Big tasty cassava chips 6

This recipe is by far the easiest thing you can use cassava for. Because of its massive starch content, cassava makes really great chunky and cracking crispy chips. But there...

A different Brazilian Cocktail 4

Everybody knows the ‘Caipirinha’ by now. It’s the the drinks menu of not only Brazilian bars, but most modern bars of any denomination. So now that our national drink has...

Caipirinha in just over a minute (video) 5

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....

Papaya Mousse / Cream 0

A delicious and ‘digestive’ dessert. Ideal if you’ve been having a lot of red meat lately....