Posts Tagged 'Brazilian Cuisine'

The flavours of Brazil, with a twist

Alex Atala’s Rediscovering Brazil has reached London this week with a free exhibition, and Jungledrums is giving away three copies of the book to our readers


Clandestino’s Supper Club

If you’ve never tried a supper club in London this could be your perfect opportunity. For the uninitiated, a supper club is a dining experience normally in someone’s home or another private venue. Food is normally a set menu. On

Brazilian Gourmet

Brazilian Gourmet is a cafe/restaurant serving Brazilian and Portuguese specialities. We recommend the Rump Steak (Picanha no Prato).

Feijoada: National Dish of Brazil?

Brazil’s national dish is unofficial, though if you ask Brazilians what their country’s national dish is the response is almost always something called feijoada. The Portuguese word feijão means bean, so one could translate feijoada as “bean dish”, but that’s to sell it very short. Feijoada is a tableful of dishes, in fact an entire meal.

Guide to Brazilian Food and Customs

In this guide Rosana McPhee – a Brazilian living in London – talks us through the origins of Brazilian food, explaining why it is so distinctive, and also looks at the customs associated with it and how Brazilian cuisine varies

Rodizio Preto

In his search for the best rodizio in London, The London Foodie heads to the Victoria branch of Rodizio Preto, where he is impressed how close the restaurant gets to the authentic Brazilian experience.

The Story of Bolo Souza Leão

Do you like a slice of pound cake from time to time? Or do you prefer custard when it’s time for dessert? Brazilians have solved this timeless and universal dilemma by creating a hybrid sweet that is half cake, half custard. It’s called Bolo Souza Leão and this is its story.

Acarajé – an iconic Brazilian snack

Italy has pizza, the USA has the hamburger and Mexico has the taco, so what would does Brazil have? Many will tell you it’s the acarajé. It’s taste or simply it’s aroma is enough for many to bring back all their glorious memories of Brazil.

Raízes Brazilian Restaurant

Raízes is a Brazilian restaurant and petiscos (tapas) bar in London’s East End. This lively Brazilian venue attracts a loyal crowd for its honest, homemade-style Brazilian dishes and well priced caipirinhas.

Emporio Sao Paulo

Empório São Paulo has been open since 2009 on New King’s Road, Parson’s Green. The owner, Carminha de Castro, spent most of her life working in marketing, but decided to take the plunge and open her own business – an