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Cooking vocab Posted by on Nov 13, 2016

Vocabulário de cozinha Hello, everyone! Olá, pessoal! Are you guys hungry? How about making some food? Whether you’re a chef, an amateur, or just trying to scrape something together, cooking is a fundamental part of everyone’s lives. We’ve already seen vocabulary on food, learned about the kitchen and saw some recipes on previous posts. Now…

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Brazilian Candy Posted by on Mar 4, 2016

A country’s cuisine is an essential part of its culture. And this goes beyond main dishes: sobremesas (desserts) are also relevant for understanding a nation’s history and habits and, for some, a melhor parte (the best part). So esqueça (forget) about your diet for a while prepare-se (get ready) to indulge in the delicious world…

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Street Foods – Involve Your Taste Buds! Posted by on May 21, 2015

Olá pessoal! Brazilian cuisine is incredible. And while you’re traveling in Brazil, you’ll encounter many different styles of Brazilian cooking. Today I’m going to give you a glimpse of food you’ll find while you’re walking on the street or going through a Brazilian airport. These foods are easy to buy and usually easy on your…

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Brazilian Recipe: Bolo de Rolo Posted by on Aug 15, 2014

I went to a teacher’s convention in João Pessoa, state of Paraíba, and there I had the chance to eat “bolo de rolo”. The bolo de rolo is a kind of roll cake with very thin layers and it has guava jam inside. It’s one of the most delicious things I’ve ever eaten! I found…

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Christmas recipe: how to make Panetone Posted by on Dec 21, 2012

Olá, pessoal, tudo bem? I’m all excited about Christmas coming up (if the world doesn’t end first, of course) and I found this video with a panetone recipe. Panetone is a classic Christmas bread filled with dry fruits and it is very famous in Brazil. It is so famous that we have “chocotone” (a chocolate…

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Empada Recipe Posted by on Jul 15, 2011

Empadas are one of my favorite Brazilian snacks, though they shouldn’t be confused with empanadas from neighboring Latin American countries. They’re like quiches, and look like teeny tiny pies. They can be filled with just about anything – meat, cheese, fish, heart of palm, chocolate, fruit, you name it. Empadas, also known as empadinhas, originally…

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Doce de Abóbora Recipe Posted by on Jun 7, 2011

It’s festa junina season again, so it’s time to learn a delicious new June festival recipe! We’re going to learn how to make sweet pumpkin, or sweet pumpkin compote, a traditional recipe originally from Rio Grande do Sul. Doce de abóbora        What you’ll need •    1 quilo de abóbora descascada •    ¼…

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