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Vinagrete Recipe Posted by on Nov 28, 2012

An essential part of Brazilian life is the churrasco, or barbecue. Typically at a churrasco, people will grill frango (chicken), linguiça (sausage), and of course, carne (meat). But any good churrasco also has side dishes, such as arroz (rice), salada de batata com maionese (potato salad), and pão (bread). Another popular side dish is vinagrete…

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Picadinho de Carne Recipe Posted by on Oct 17, 2012

A delicious meat dish popular in Rio de Janeiro is picadinho de carne, or Brazilian beef stew. But it’s also big across the country and according to one source, it’s Brazil’s “second-favorite dish” after feijoada. According to Estadão: Poucas receitas da culinária carioca se espalharam tanto pelo Brasil como o picadinho. Com popularidade superada apenas…

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Brazilian dish: Costela de Ripa Posted by on Jun 9, 2011

E aí, pessoal? Tudo bem com vocês? Last week I went to dinner with a couple of friends and we were dying to eat costela de ripa. Costela de ripa is spare ribs and it’s called de ripa because it’s roasted with its bones. So I made this video, subtitled it in English so you…

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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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Cocada de Páscoa Posted by on Apr 12, 2011

Easter is coming up, and there are many delicious Brazilian recipes this holiday. But for those of you with a sweet tooth, cocada de Páscoa is a great recipe to try. The ingredients are fairly simple: condensed milk, eggs, coconut shavings, margarine, sugar, chocolate, and heavy cream. Cocada de Páscoa – Easter Coconut Pastry Ingredientes…

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Brazilian Recipes – Comida Vegetariana Posted by on Mar 14, 2011

So I’ve been a vegetarian for about… 5 days. And it’ll last another 35, as I’ve given up meat for lent.  But in order to take this on for a person who loves meat and lives in a country that loves meat, I’ve been looking up a few fun vegetarian recipes that are not only…

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Brazilian Recipe: Vatapá Posted by on Jan 25, 2011

Vatapá is a traditional dish from Brazil’s Northeast region, particularly Bahia and Pará. It’s a delicious fish stew made with shrimp, coconut milk, and palm oil, and comes from Brazil’s African cooking traditions. Today we’re going to learn how to make this prato brasileiro! Vatapá Recipe Ingredients -2 cups torn pieces of white bread –…

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