A cacao-related fruit with an off-white interior color, cupuaçu is native to the Amazon basin and not too hard to get one’s hands on elsewhere in Brazil. Some say it tastes like a mix between chocolate and pineapple, and I’ll admit, it’s slightly odd on its own, but if you take it in juice form
The Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, better known simply as the Mercadão, opened in 1933 and soon became a better place to shop for food than the nearby market on Rua 25 de março. The Mercadão is the go-to place to buy fresh food, have a bite to eat, and meet up with friends.
For many, being gluten free is an option. But for others, like me, it is a requirement of life. I would like to share a little about how it is to be gluten free in Brazil. I hope this will be useful for those with Celiac or any kind of gluten intolerance.
While living in Rio, in what can only be properly described as a frat house, its members introduced me to a late-night joint they’d frequent after hours. It’s a place that exists in the nebulous moments of the early morning, after partying but before going to sleep. They called it a “podrão”. When
There's way more to Brazilian food than rice and beans, churrascarias, and cachaça, so we've put together a list of must-try Brazilian foods that will delight your tastebuds, expand your palate, and impress your clients (through your extensive knowledge of authentic Brazilian fare)! From small bites
(Source) The rear of the steer (or heifer) is the most sought-after piece of meat in Brazil. In fact, I'd bet that Brazilian scientists have dreamed of one day creating an animal that only produces such meat. One might not know it by its name in English, a cut of beef whose technical