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STOKE THE CAMPFIRES, THE BRAZILIANS ARE COMING! - September 2016!

Stoke the campfires, the Brazilians are coming! Latest news: the good life experience A weekend of fun + discovery with music, books, food & the great outdoors – 16-17-18 September 2016 http://bit.ly/1ZSrC6k We are really looking forward to be at… Continue Reading →

Brazilian Black Bean Stew (Feijoada)

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As seen on BBC1 Eating Together show with Nigel Slater! BBC Food We were invited to take part on “Eating Together” a new TV programme presented by the one and only Nigel Slater (A cook who writes. The Observer’s food… Continue Reading →

Samba Kitchen by Forever Sports Magazine

Three of our delicious recipes has been published this month on the latest edition of Forever Sports Magazine (www.foreversports.com). A double spread article titled SAMBA KITCHEN, written by Samantha Rea covering three of our recipes, specially prepared for the August Edition… Continue Reading →

Coconut delight – Cocada

Bringing nostalgic childhood memories back on the table and giving my sweet tooth a little treat in the process. Here is a modified / healthy take on a popular traditional Brazilian coconut comfort sweet treat, doce de cocada.

Brazilian Bitterballen

I travel a lot to Amsterdam and my favourite snake is Bitterballen, delicious deep fried meat ball croquettes and to wash everything down a nice pint of Dutch witbier…. I thought it would be interesting to give it a little Brazilian… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin with prawns – Halloween centrepiece

  This is an unusual but very traditional Brazilian recipe loved by the nation all year round, it makes a great Halloween centrepiece at dinner table. This recipe is prepared in many different ways, and here is my very own special take… Continue Reading →

Pizza de Frango ao catupiry – Chicken with cream cheese

Pizza de frango ao catupiry, the most famous traditional pizza in Brazil. Frango ao catupiry is a tasty mix of tomato sauce, juicy shredded chicken breast and catupiry cream cheese. You can find the catupiry recipe on our site, it… Continue Reading →

Catupiry – Brazilian famous cream cheese

Catupiry is one of the most popular cheese spreads, creamy cheese in Brazil. If you have been to Brazil chances are you have come across many culinary dishes with catupiry cheese in it. One of the most famous catupiry dish… Continue Reading →

Sugar free ice lolly – picole de frutas

What’s the best way to cool down on a hot summer’s day? ICE LOLLIES! Here is a great simple and healthy recipe for seasonal ripe fruit Ice lollies. The reason I choose seasonal fruits is simply due to their natural… Continue Reading →

Healthy gluten free savoury tapioca pancakes

Tapioca, versatile ingredient, gluten free, rich in carbohydrates and very popular in Brazil. Tapioca is the name given to the starch extracted from the cassava root, a native plant from the north region of Brazil, now widely available worldwide thanks to the… Continue Reading →

Chicken pie (Empadinhas)

Some one asked me the other day if Brazilians made pies… Yes we do!!! This is a good one too as you can get creative with the fillings. According to pt.wikipedia.org the empadinha dates back to medieval times and were… Continue Reading →

Healthy acai milkshake smoothie for breakfast

There is nothing better than a delicious acai and banana smoothie accompanied by freshly made pancakes, yoghurt, sliced banana, honey and granola for breakfast. A healthy breakfast filled with antioxidants to kick start your day! The recipe is very simple and will… Continue Reading →

Shredded dried beef Bahian style

Carne de sol desfiada (Shredded dried beef), prepared in the Bahian way. Dried salty beef is very popular all over Brazil, especially in the northeaster region of the country. This recipe will show you how to cook a very simple… Continue Reading →

Acai watermelon and coconut sugar free ice cream

With summer fast approaching, we have some refreshing recipes to help cool us down during those hot summer days. Today we are making an acai and watermelon ice cream using full fat coconut milk as the ice cream base with… Continue Reading →

Broinha

Broinhas are another one of my mums breakfast specials. It is typical of my region in Brazil (Minas Gerais). Its like a sweet corn flour based little cakes, they go really well with a cup of coffee.

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