Photo: Brazilian Cuisine by Nagi/Recipe Tin Eats
While the Olympic Games Rio 2016 have come to an end, there is still time to eat like the Olympians. No, we’re not talking an 8,000 calorie cheat meal, but rather enjoying the amazing food native to Brazil. Embracing bold flavors and real foods, Brazilian food is a great way to enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends. Here are some great ideas to try out for your next meal.
Pao De Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)
It was love at first bite for Natalie from Life Made Simple when she tried pa de queijo during her trip to Brazil. Crusty exterior, doughy interior, and packed with cheese––what isn’t there to love? The recipe is similar to that of cream puffs but uses tapioca flour, which creates bread’s signature texture. Test this recipe out for an impressive appetizer or a breakfast treat!
Grilled Brazilian Steak and Chicken Kabobs
While this isn’t your classic churrascaria, Tiffany from Creme de la Crumb puts a great spin on Brazilian barbecue that is easy enough to make at home. Packed with flavors of cilantro, lime, and pineapple, these skewers are sure to be a hit. I mean, who doesn’t love a good kabob?
Brazilian Fish Stew (Moqueca Baiana)
While most might associate meat based dishes with Brazilian food, seafood is also quite popular. Nagi from RecipeTin Eats, loves to shares exciting dishes that are easy to make. This fish stew sure fits the bills. Infused with flavors from coconut milk, lime, garlic, and cilantro, this beautiful and hearty fish stew comes together in only 35 minutes. Instead of take-out, cook this delicious dish!
Brazilian Chicken Pot Pie (Empadao De Frango)
Olivia from Olivia’s Cuisine loves to share exotic dishes to impress guests at your next dinner party. This Brazilian pot pie is the ultimate comfort food- with a flaky and butter filled crust, stuffed with a creamy filling- your guests will not only be satisfied, they might need a nap! Check out this incredible and hearty dish and enjoy all the flavors from Brazil!