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 whole...

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 of...

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

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

Upside down Pineapple Pie 0

The more I bake and make Brazilian desserts, the more I find out what made me like these treats so much when I was a kid – they’re full of fat...

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 no-brainer...

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 invitation...

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?...

A new Pastel joint in London 0

Katavento, the Pastel Place in Merton Abbey Mills has a new owners and they have done a lot with the place!...

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. The...

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 Barbecue....

Brazilian Potato Buns
Pão de Batata
1

Pão de Batata / Potato Buns are a wonderful gift from the state of Minas Gerais to the rest of Brazil....

Pão de Queijo – Brazilian cheesy doughballs 16

A very simple recipe for delicious Pão de Queijo – cheesy doughballs. Delicious for breakfast or an afternoon snack....