The winter is coming to an end here in Brazil and so my family and I spent this Sunday on the beach.+Continue Reading
Thinking of visiting Brazil for the carnival or for business? Don’t go thinking Brazilians speak Spanish like the rest of South America! Portuguese will be the only language you’ll hear in Rio.+Continue Reading
This recipe is very traditional in Brazil, nearly every party has a plate of these delicious chocolates and its not just the kids that love them most adults cant resist tucking into them too.+Continue Reading
The Meatloaf is one of the most popular recipes from the daily kitchen, usually passed from mother to daughter. It is an ideal solution for the daily menu.
serves approx 7 portions+Continue Reading
This is a delicious creamy dessert, especially for chocolate lovers.+Continue Reading
Roast beef with Brazilan Pesto sauce (Rosbife com molho pesto brasileiro)
This is a delicious Brazilian recipe that is ideal for the whole family. It can be served with vegetables, rice or pasta (the choice is yours).
Serves 4 -6+Continue Reading
The National Geographic channel’s team visited Brazil and has posted this video on the Net showing some of the most beautiful places in the South American country. The show and talk about the culture in Sao paulo, Rio de Janeiro, the Pantanal and the Amazon.+Continue Reading
Brazil is still a relatively new country, it was discovered in 1500 by Portuguese sailor and navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral and since then, various export cycles have dominated Brazil’s economic development. The first of these cycles was based on the exportation of brazilwood, used to make dyes and paints. During the 17th century, Brazil became the world’s largest producer of sugar. In this period, a large number of African slaves were brought to Brazil to work in the sugar cane plantations. Gold and diamonds eventually replaced sugar as the country’s major export product.+Continue Reading
Brazil’s inhabitants are descendants of a mixture of people from different countries and cultures. Portuguese colonizers mixed with the native Indians and African slaves to create the modern day coffee colored Brazilian that we are all familiar with today. Dutch and French colonization also took place in the Northeast and in the 19th century, waves of German, Italian, Polish and Japanese immigrants fled to Brazil to escape the war. Brazilians are perhaps one of the most racially mixed peoples in the world and because of this they are also the most beautiful.+Continue Reading