5 Different types of Brazilian food

WAM Team Food, Travel, World Cup 2014 2 Comments

There are 5 different types of Brazilian food based on different regions:

1) MINEIRA:

Minais Gerais food is called “mineira”. It is based on pork, vegetables (especially couve – cabbage , collard greens) and tutu, a kind of re-fried bean cooked with manioc flour and used as a thick sauce.

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2) BAHIANA:

In Salvador, Bahia we have the “baiana” food. It is very exotic and rich in fresh fish, shellfish, hot peppers, palm oil, coconut milk and corianders.

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3) SERTÃO:

In the interior of the Northeast we have “sertão” food. This type of food is rehydrated, dried or salted meat and the fruit, beans and tubers of the region

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4) GAÚCHA:

In Rio Grande do Sul we have “gaúcha” food. This is mainly meat based. Any type of meat grilled over charcoal.

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5) AMAZÓNICA:

Food from the Amazons is called “amazónica” and is basically based on river fish accompanied by fruits and palm products from the north.

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