Brazilian food explained in simple recipes and step-by-step videos

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

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? Read more

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A new Pastel joint in London

Katavento, the Pastel Place in Merton Abbey Mills has a new owners and they have done a lot with the place! Well, not exactly new. Katavento has been around for a while but the very nice Flavio and Luciana have sold it to a new family of keen Brazilian food enthusiasts. Read more

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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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Learn to recognise a perfect Picanha

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.

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Brazilian Potato Buns
Pão de Batata

I tried to fix it but it ended up a bit too floury and definitely too full of yeast. I was about to suggest we change the Pão de Batata for something else when I saw a recipe on YouTube which gave me a few clues. Read more

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Pão de Queijo – Brazilian cheesy doughballs

Pão de Queijo is one of the most delicious of the thousands of Brazilian recipes you can make with Cassava. Read more

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Mini Acarajés

Delicious bite size black-eye-peas fritters friend in palm oil. Read more

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Pimp my nuts

Sugar and chocolate encrusted nuts with an extra Omega3 kick from Linwoods!

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Seleção Brasileira

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

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