Recipes

Chicken Salad (Salpicão)

Salpicão is a very traditional and signature Brazilian Chicken salad which combines delicious shredded chicken breast mixed with lime juice, apples, raisins and mayo. Salpicão is a wonderful richly flavored salad that will fill you up whenever you are most hungry. Great when serving between two pieces of toasted bread, it is quite simple to make and is perfect for serving with some guests during lunch time.
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Rain Cakes (Bolinhos de Chuva)

Bolinhos de Chuva, or Rain Cakes, are a signature treat in Brazilian dessert making. Bolinhos de Chuva are deep fried golden dumplings covered with cinnamon and powdered sugar. They are made without much fuss and only need a couple of simple ingredients like flour, eggs, milk and baking powder. They are perfect for serving with some guests and especially those with a sweet tooth.
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Cattleman’s Beans (Feijão Tropeiro)

Feijão Tropeiro, or Cattleman’s Beans, is a traditional dish from the region of Minas Gerais in Brazil. Feijão Tropeiro combines dried beans sautéed with typical Brazilian ingredients like cassava flour, scallions, eggs, and bacon. This makes for a hearty and delicious signature Brazilian dish that is absolutely packed with flavor. This is not a dish that will leave you hungry wanting more, and is perfect for serving with guests.
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