Tag Archive for: brazilian food

Oxtail and Watercress with creamy polenta

A humble Brazilian recipe that makes the best of a little used part of the cow.

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The secret to a perfect Picanha steak when abroad

Of course the very best way to have Picanha is having it sliced directly into…

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

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

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Our new reviews

I have been suffering to solve a dilema for a while. Should I express and opinion…

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

My good friend Chris Stanton, who came to Rio with me in April last year, invited…

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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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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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True feijoada experts

André is a typical Carioca: someone who will be your best friend in under 10 minutes. In all my years in the UK I have yet to find a Brit who’s as generous with their friendship as the average Carioca (native of Rio de Janeiro). Read more

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Brazilian Beef Croquettes recipe

Learn how to cook this delicious snack which is crunchy on the outside and meaty and creamy on the inside. A very popular Brazilian street snack.

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Patricia’s Sfihas

The perfect accompaniment for my Kibe recipe.

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