Feijoada

The Feijoada is a stew, a rather heavy dish that can take a few hours to cook. Usually served at lunch time on Wednesdays. Prepared with black beans (feijão preto), […]

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Pimenta

Pimenta (peppers) – several species used by indigenous people inhabiting Brazil at the time of discovery are used today. Below some examples found in Brazil: Pimenta Dedo-de-moça (C. baccatum var. […]

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Canjica

Canjica is a Brazilian sweet dish, associated with winter festivals, which in Brazil is in June (Festa Junina). The dish is a porridge made with white de-germed whole maize (canjica), […]

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Jaboticaba

Jaboticaba is the fruit from the Jabuticabeira tree (Myrciaria cauliflora) native to the Atlantic Forest in Brazil. The name is derived from the Tupi word “jabuti” (tortoise) + “caba” (place), […]

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