Typical Food Of Brazil By Jorge Benavides

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Typical Food Of Brazil By Jorge Benavides

  1. 1. Social Studies Jorge Benavides 9”A” Presents: TYPICAL FOOD IN BRAZIL
  2. 2. HISTORY As in the rest of Latin America, the arrival of the settlers, in this case the Portuguese, caused the fusion of cultures and with them comes the Brazilian cuisine. African slaves brought their culture and culinary customs, feijoada becoming the national dish of Brazil. The immigrants came to Brazil for from the nineteenth century to the early twentieth century are German, Italian, Spanish, Syrian-Lebanese, Japanese, et. of all immigrants the biggest influences on Brazilian cuisine are the Germans and Italians. German immigrants in Brazil are very numerous, emigrated from different regions in Germany and lived in the South and Southwest and just changed the customs and ingredients of the Portuguese
  3. 3. TYPICAL FOOD IN BRAZIL Brazilian cuisine, like Brazil itself, varies greatly by region. The natural crops available in each region add to their singularity. The European immigrants (primarily from Germany, Italy, Poland and Portugal) were accustomed to a wheat-based diet, and introduced wine, leaf vegetables, and dairy products into Brazilian cuisine. When potatoes were not available they discovered how to use the native sweet manioc as a replacement. Lasagna and other pasta dishes are also very popular.
  4. 4. TYPICAL FOOD OF BRAZIL EXAMPLES    Acarajé: Made with black-eyed peas that are rolled into balls and then deep fried in Palm Oil. It is then typically stuffed with shrimp, peanuts and some other ingredients depending on the region. It is typically found in the north of Brazil, especially in the city of Salvador. Churrasco: has many different meanings throughout South America, but in Brazil it simply refers to a barbeque, which is almost comprised of large chunks of meat cooked on skewers. When in Brazil you may want to visit a churrasqueira, a restaurant that has all-you-can-eat barbequed meat, sometimes served impaled on swords. Coxinha: a common snack in Brazil which is minced chicken shaped like a drumstick and deep fried in batter until golden brown. (Watch out! Sometimes there is a toothpick placed inside to represent where the bone should be)
  5. 5. Feijoada: Considered the national dish of Brazil, this is a thick stew of black beans with pieces of beef and pork added to it. It is traditionally prepared in a clay pot. Feijão is Portuguese for Beans. Fruit: Brazilians all eat a large amount of fruit that mainly comes from the Amazon. The range includes but is not limited to: mango, guava, cashew fruit, pineapple, passion fruit, orange and plum. Meat: The beef in Brazil is top quality, and is almost always prepared grilled with only a small amount of salt to bring out the flavor. Fancy cooking is not necessary. Moqueca: Is a seafood stew made without adding any water. Different fish and shellfish are thrown together with a mixture onions, tomatoes,some garlic and Coriander). The recipe varies greatly depending upon location but in general, the option for liquid include palm oil and coconut milk or olive and soy oil. It simmers for hours in a traditional clay pot and becomes a viscous liquid, sometimes so that your spoon will stand up right.
  6. 6. FEIJOADA Feijoada: Considered the national dish of Brazil, this is a thick stew of black beans with pieces of beef and pork added to it. It is traditionally prepared in a clay pot. Feijão is Portuguese for Beans.
  7. 7. SOURCE http://www.southamerica.cl/Brazil/Food.htm http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080919145221AAWhebV https://www.google.com.ec/search?q=feijoada&newwindow=1&espv=210&es_s m=93&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=xxZ8Ut6BLuLKsQSN0YC4Aw&ved=0 CAkQ_AUoAQ&biw=1600&bih=799 ( to image )

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