There are 5 different types of Brazilian food based on different regions:
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.
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.
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
In Rio Grande do Sul we have “gaúcha” food. This is mainly meat based. Any type of meat grilled over charcoal.
Food from the Amazons is called “amazónica” and is basically based on river fish accompanied by fruits and palm products from the north.