In our previous blog, we mentioned some of the best things and fun things to do when travelling to Brazil. Although no trip is complete until you have relished upon some exquisite cuisine of that particular country. Well, just like its tourism and amazing places Brazil will surely not disappoint you when it comes to the food here. Like we have previously said Brazil has it all!
Try the best Brazilian cuisine
Relishing some delicious snacks & meals in Brazil will definitely make your trip all the more memorable & fun! Cities of Brazil like São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro comprise of some unique culture, personalities and delicious cuisines. We today have listed down some of the best Brazilian dishes that you need to try when visiting this beautiful country. Make sure to include at least some of these in your checklist when travelling to this beautiful country!
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You would be glad to know especially if you are a barbecue lover that Brazil is considered to be a champion in barbecued dishes. Try a perfectly seasoned barbecue meat here that is grilled to perfection with some charcoal or wood. Try to find a restaurant in Brazil where they serve meat in the old-fashioned Southern way!
This dish is lot more than just a typical fish stew and is served in a piping hot clay pot. The preparation of this dish involves stewing or steaming of fish or prawns and mixing them with some diced tomato, onion and fresh coriander. In some Brazilian restaurants you may find a heavier version of this dish comprising of palm oil peppers and coconut milk. This is generally served with steamed rice and pirão ( a type of fish porridge ). This one is a must try for all the seafood lovers!
Next on our list is Empada, a kind of small pot pie that is generally served piping hot. This delicious dish is served in two variations. The first one is with chicken and the second variation involves its preparation with peas. In some Brazilian restaurants you may also get to enjoy this dish with cream cheese & corn!
A dish will surely give you a savory feel & is the best snack to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee.
This is another extremely popular snack in Brazil and can be eaten during any time of the day. However the local Brazilians prefer this dish with some fresh sugar cane or orange juice. Shaped like a chicken thigh it comprises of shredded chicken and some mild spicy sauce that is covered in breadcrumbs. A deeply fried dish, coxihna will surely tingle your taste buds and is a must try especially if you love fried chicken.
This one is a quite different dish in Brazil & generally comprises of multiple fillings. Some of the ingredients include mozzarella cheese, oregano & tomatoes. Also known as pasteleria, you may find the taste of this delicacy similar to pizza owing to the ingredients used! You can find this anywhere in cafes & restaurants, although try asking locals for some help to find the best