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

Aquarela do Brasil (Disney)

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 never made it past beyond this point in the silver screen but it’s still famous in comics in Brazil. He now goes by his Brazilian name ‘Zé Carioca’.

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Guava Soufflé with Catupiri Sauce

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

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Bobó de Camarão – An Afro-Brazilian recipe

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.

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Embratur likes us!

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

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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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What would you do for a refreshing Guarana?

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 they have to work a little harder for it.

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Big tasty cassava chips

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 are a few tricks to adding more taste to them.

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A different Brazilian Cocktail

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 taken over the world, I went in search of a few different options to teach you.

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