Pão de Queijo are mini cheesy puffs in a ball-like shape that are soft but chewy and puffy. The recipe is simple with the following ingredients: tapioca flour or tapioca starch, eggs, milk, cheese + a pinch of salt.
1. Pão de Queijo (Brazilian cheese rolls)
This fish stew is a very typical traditional Brazilian dish that originated in the Northeast of the country, in the state of Bahia.
2. Moqueca de Peixe (Brazilian seafood stew)
This Brazilian national dish is made from black beans, beef and a mix of other meats, such as bacon, ribs, sausage and smoked pork
This Portuguese egg tart topped with powdered sugar and cinnamon is world-famous. Made of a puff pastry filled with a custard made of cream, egg yolks, sugar, flour and lemon zest, it is mouth-watering and addictive.
4. Pastel de nata
Chances are high you’ve encountered Brazil’s national drink, the famous caipirinha, somewhere in the world already.
Churrasco is a Brazilian barbecue where juicy pieces, slices, steaks, and chops of beef, veal, lamb, pork, chicken or turkey are placed on large skewers and grilled over a wood fire
These round-shaped fried cod fritters are one of the most beloved Brazilian dishes. The cod is soaked and deboned before it is made into a creamy mixture, shaped into elliptical forms and fried until golden brown on the outside.
7. Bolinhos de Bacalhau (Brazilian fried cod fritters)
This classic dish is another delicious Brazilian dish from the state of Bahia and strongly linked to the state capital, Salvador.
8. Bobó de Camarão (Bobó Shrimps)
Pitaya is one of the most delicious exotic fruits in the Amazon that is sold everywhere you go in Brazil, whole or cut into piece
Brazil’s absolute favourite treat, brigadeiros are incredibly addicting. Made with only a few ingredients (condensed milk, cocoa and butter, and covered with a layer of chocolate), these fudgy balls will win your heart in one bite