Updated: Oct 22, 2021
Brazilian cuisine is the set of cooking practices and traditions of Brazil, and is influenced by European, Amerindian, African, and most recently Asian food.
It varies greatly by region, reflecting the country's mix of native and immigrant populations, and its continental size as well.
Here is the most famous dish you should know and try in Brazil.
One of the most famous dishes in Brazil, consisting of fish or seafood cooked with tomatoes, onions, and coriander. optionally served with prawns and a mix of boneless fish species, like a small sharks, swordfish.
This dish is served with rice.
One of the most typical dishes of Brazilian cuisine.
The basic ingredients of feijoada are beans with fresh pork or beef or sausage, it is usually made with black beans.
It is cooked with vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, orange slices, and other ingredients.
It is usually served with rice.
It is a traditional Brazilian sandwich served with mozzarella cheese and slices of roast beef, tomatoes, pickled cucumber are served in a French bun.
It is a dish made from peeled beans formed into a ball and then deep-fried in palm oil.
It is served split in half and stuffed with shrimp, ground cashews, palm oil.
It is a salad that contains chicken, raisin, carrots, apples, olives, mayonnaise, and above them slices of potato.
This dish is originating from the Middle East area.
It is oven-baked pie stuffed with lamb or beef or cheese or vegetables and then baked.
This dish has many different meanings throughout South America.
In Brazil, it refers to barbecue, which consists of large pieces of grilled meat on skewers.
It is a popular food in Brazil considered as a snack.
It consists of chopped or shredded chicken meat, covered in dough, molded into a shape resembling a chicken leg, battered and fried.
Pamonha is a traditional Brazilian food.
It is a paste made from sweet corn, boiled wrapped in corn husks.
In some areas of Brazil, it can be prepared with coconut milk.
Picadinho de Jacaré
This dish is mainly found in the northern Amazon, a traditional local meal made of crocodile meat.
The Brazillian Pizza differs from Italian pizza, the Brazilian pizza tends to have very little or no tomato sauce or slices of tomato, In some parts of Brazil, ketchup is used as pizza sauce.
Toppings such as cheese, fresh maize, fresh herbs, mashed potatoes, grilled sausages, mashed potatoes and fried chicken, coconut milk, olives, bacon, oregano, and mozzarella are put on the pizza.
Is a dish made from bread, shrimps, peanuts, added with palm oil, coconut oil, and milk.
Usually, this dish is served with rice.
It is a popular Brazilian dessert made from sugar, egg yolks, and ground coconut.
t is a custard and usually presented as an upturned cup with a glistening surface and intensely yellow color.
It is a popular Brazilian Dessert.
It is shaped into small balls made of condensed milk, cocoa powder, butter, .and chocolate sprinkles covering the outside layer.
This dessert was created in 1940.
Bolinho de Chuva
Bolinho de chuva (raindrop) is a specialty dessert both in Portugal and Brazil.
It is made from flour, eggs, milk, and baking powder or baking soda.
The dumplings are deep-fried and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar.
One of the famous desserts in Brazil that do not need to bake.
They are layers of cookies stuffed with chocolate or fruit, lemon, coconut, and others.
Arroz doce (Rice Pudding)
Rice pudding is a dish made from rice mixed with water or milk and other ingredients such as cinnamon and raisins.
It served as a savory or dessert.
Bolo de Rolo (Roll Cake)
The cake batter is made with butter, eggs, flour, and sugar.
This dough is wrapped with a layer of melted guava,
giving the appearance of a Swiss roll.
A famous Brazilian dessert made from starch, milk, coconut milk and sugar.
Is a guava paste made from sugar and water, and is usually served with cheese.
It is a dessert made from whipped egg yolks, baked and then boiled in sugar syrup.
It is a Brazilian dessert associated with the winter celebrations in Brazil (in June).
It is made of white beans (Canjica), cooked with milk, sugar and cinnamon until tender.
Coconut milk, coconut, and some cloves are also added.
Other ingredients, such as peanuts and condensed milk, can be added.