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Famous dish In Brazil

Updated: May 22



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.

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Moqueca

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.




Feijoada

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.




Bauru

It is a traditional Brazilian sandwich served with mozzarella cheese and slices of roast beef, tomatoes, pickled cucumber are served in a French bun.



Acarajé

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.




Salpicão

It is a salad that contains chicken, raisin, carrots, apples, olives, mayonnaise, and above them slices of potato.




Esfiha

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.





Churrasco

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.



Coxinha

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

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.




Brazilian Pizza​

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.



Vatapá

Is a dish made from bread, shrimps, peanuts, added with palm oil, coconut oil, and milk.

Usually, this dish is served with rice.





Desserts


Quindim

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.



Brigadeiro

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.




Pavé

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)