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An Introduction to Brazilian Food

Jan 23, 11 An Introduction to Brazilian Food

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Brazilian cuisine is as mixed and varied as are the Brazilian people. Also like the people, Brazilian food can be traced back to the mixture of three distinct groups: the native people, the Portuguese, and the African influences. And there may be no Brazilian food more representative of these three races than the famous Brazilian...

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Salgados: The Brazilian Pastel

Jan 13, 11 Salgados: The Brazilian Pastel

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Throw Another Pastel in the Oil for Me No matter where you go in Brazil, you’ll probably encounter the ubiquitous Brazilian Pastel. Any small sidewalk food stand will have a deep fryer with these little square pastries puffing up in the hot oil. They’re usually sold four or five at a time with a cup of juice or soda for a...

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Food & Shopping in Minas Gerais

Feb 13, 08 Food & Shopping in Minas Gerais

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The interior state of Minas Gerais is one of Brazil’s greatest travel regions. It is rich in history and culture and offers a glorious look at some of the most Brazilian festivals, foods, and fashions. The area is mountainous with plenty of rivers and waterfalls and many of the old, colonial towns still look like they did in...

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Family Focusing on Food

Originality and diversity are the notable themes at Aromi, one of Belo Horizonte’s most diverse lunch spots. Using the traditional “a-quilo” buffet, Aromi is anything but typical with its recipes. Here you’ll find dishes from all culinary traditions, such as chicken and cheese crepes, pasta putanesca, or Mexican...

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What’s in a Name?

May 10, 07 What’s in a Name?

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Who wants to be seen eating at a place called “Big Piggy?” Well, when you get a glimpse of what’s on the menu at this high-end, rodízio-style buffet restaurant, you won’t care what it’s called. Porcão is without a doubt Belo Horizonte’s most outstanding and impressive dining experience. Located in the hills of the...

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