Social media posts about Brazilian food always generate great engagement. Of course, right? Who can resist a good pão de queijo or a beautiful moqueca dish? Have you been using your love of Brazilian food to improve your Portuguese? You should! Most English speakers who have a Brazilian
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
What is the first image that comes to mind when you think about Brazil? I asked this question on our Facebook page and created this interactive image based on the replies posted by our community members. Click the colorful icons on the picture below; hover your mouse over the picture to see them.
Did you know that in Brazil we call our regular bread, like the one in the picture, Pão Francês (French Bread)? I read an article on Brazilian magazine Super Interessante that explained the origin of the same, which I am going to share with you here. One of my fond memories from childhood is eating
The bauru sandwich is a Brazilian classic. One blogger compared it to the American BLT in terms of its fame. At its most basic, it’s a French bread roll (without the soft white interior) with melted cheese, roast beef and tomatoes in it. It’s the invention of a Brazilian law student named Casemiro
(terra.com.br) In some of the cities I lived in, my stay was short, so finding a good and quick food fix was a priority no matter where I landed. If you’ve been on the streets of Brazil at night, you’ve most likely walked by a food cart or truck. If you’re lucky, you’ve even sat down for a bite and
(Wordpress) Açaí, just like anything in excess, can be bad for your health. Is that stopping me from having it every day? No. I guess that means I’m on an açaí diet. If you are one of the people who still don’t know what this chocolaty blueberry type fruit is, let me explain. Açaí comes from