The summer break in Spain 0

This year, the kids and I joined our friends, the Viejos at a lovely summer villa in Madremanya . We arrived in the middle of a fire storm, literally. There were...

Foodie/swimmie trip to Wales 1

A wonderful time with my swimming foodie buddies by the seaside in Wales!...

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...

Our new reviews 0

I have been suffering to solve a dilema for a while. Should I express and opinion about the Brazilian restaurants I visit or not? You may think this is a...

Why can’t I find a good churrascaria in the UK? 16

Churrascarias work so well in Brazil and the USA but somehow this unique kind of restaurant simply does not seem to catch on in the UK. Why?...

Learn to recognise a perfect Picanha 0

I’m not really an expert butcher, so I depend on good steak to make a good BBQ, but check out this guy’s advice to recognise good beef for a Brazilian...

Seleção Brasileira 18

Help!!! Can you help me put together a list of 65 typical Brazilian dishes for a book on Brazilian Food?...

Food Blogger Connect 0

Still buzzin after a whole weekend talking to other food bloggers....

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...

3 top tips for BBQ’ing at a friend’s house 1

Don’t bring those embarrassing sausages to a friends BBQ. With a bit of care and preparation you can take something cheap, practical and really tasty instead. Here’s our tip…...

Brazilians want for less, not more 0

Clever and beautiful commercial by Havaianas flip-flops....

Oxtail and Watercress 6

Delicious Oxtail stew with a watercress garnish. A very traditional Brazilian dish for the masses....

GoGo Surprise Muffin 2

I will probably not make as good a cake as the average mum at my children’s school. But I know what kids like and I’m crazy enough to dare it....

Recipe for a New Year 1

A Happy New Year to you all. Here are some wise words from one of Brazil’s greatest poets....

A totally new idea in food photography 1

Waiter, there’s a tourist on my ice cream! Check out the wacky idea and wonderfully skilled execution of Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida....

The Independence Day Wacky Race 0

Nando Cuca visits 23 Brazilian restaurants in London in 1 day....

How to make the perfect tomato sauce 0

I came across this on ted.com and, despite it having nothing to do with Brazilian food or Brazilian cooking, I just had to share it with you....

Aquarela do Brasil (Disney) 2

Aquarela do Brasil (Watercolour of Brazil) is a short animation made by Disney in 1942 as part of their feature ‘Saludos Amigos’. It introduces the character of Carioca Joe, who...

Embratur likes us! 0

We got a big thumbs-up from Brazil’s ministry for tourism....

What would you do for a refreshing Guarana? 1

We have it really easy. We want a softdrink, we can just walk into the nearest newsagent and buy one. But the Brazilian natives like a nice drink too. But...