Posts Tagged 'Food & Drink'

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.

A Day at the Colombia Gourmet Festival

Last Saturday I was invited together with two other friends to the Cookbook Cafe, an informal eatery located on the ground floor at the five-star InterContinental Hotel London Park Lane, which is currently hosting a Colombian Gourmet Festival.

Britain Through the Eyes of Andre Camara

Andre Camara is a photojournalist from Brazil, made famous by his photos that later inspired City of God. He has lived in London for the last 20 years and recently featured in a film for Britain’s Foreign Office in which

London Foodie Goes to Cuba Pt 2

After experiencing the food and culture of Havana, The London Foodie ventures away from the Cuban capital in search of further culinary delights in the second part of his Cuban adventure.

Perfect Parrilla in East London

Having lived in Brazil for most of my teenage years, I was lucky enough to have experienced the many churrascaria and rodizio restaurants of the land. The flipside is that, in the UK, a steak house will need to be