Sopa de Abóbora (Pumpkin Soup)

Ingredients:  – 2 onions  – 4 garlics cloves  – olive oil  – pumpkin  – 2 potatoes  – chick peas  – 2 l of water  – fresh chives  – salt  – pepper  1- Finly chop the onions and the gralics and put in pan. Cook with olive oil, until golden.  2- Add the chopped pumpkin, the chopped potatoes…

Pães de Queijo (Cheese Breads)

Ingredients:  – 2 cups of starch  – 1 cup of milk  – 1 egg  – 1 cup of vegetable milk  – 150 gr of white cheese  1- Put the starch in the beater. Add milk, the egg and the vegetable oil. Whisk everything very well.  2- Divide the dough into small balls and put them on a…

Caipirinha (Caipirinha)

Ingredients:   – 4 limes  – crushed ice  – 4 soup spoon of brown sugar  – 2 cups of sugar cane brandy  1- Wash the limes with peel and cut into pieces. Distribute the pieces in appropriate glasses to Caipirinhas. Add a lot of crushed ice (until the edge of the glass) and ½ soup spoon of sugar by glass….

Batata Doce Frita (Fried Sweet Potato)

Ingredients: – 550 gr of sweet potato – vegetable oil – salt to taste 1- Peel, cut the potatoes into slices or sticks and wash them. 2- Fry them on very hot vegetable oil, as much as necessary to cover the potatoes. 3- In the end sprinkle with refined salt and serve. You can eat it as appetizer…

Caldo de Camarão (Shrimps Soup)

Ingredients: – 2 kg of shrimps – 1 kg of mature tomatoes – 1 onion – 2 garlic cloves – 1 kg of cassava – 0,5 kg of banana – 1 kg of potatoes – 0,5 dl of olive oil – 3 coffee spoons of chili – salt to taste 1- Cook the shrimps in water…

Mandioca Frita (Fried Cassava)

Ingredients: – ½ kg of cassava flour – 1 cup of fresh grated coconut – sugar to taste – ½ tea spoon of salt – 2 seeds of cardamom – ¼ tea spoon of fennel – oil to fry 1- Boil ½ L of water and make a hard dough with the cassava flour, coconut, sugar, cardamom and fennel. 2- Stir…

Abóbora Refogada (Fried Pumpkin)

Ingredients: – 4 pumpkins – 2 soup spoons of oil – 1 garlic clove chopped – ½ onion chopped – salt and pepper 1- Peel the pumpkins and cut them into cubes of middle size. 2- Heat the oil and fry the garlic and the onion. Add the pumpkin cubes and stir it well until shred. 3- Spice with…

Fritos de Banana (Fried Banana)

Ingredients: – bananas – vegetable oil – cinnamon – sugar 1- Put a frying pan on the heat with oil. Peel the bananas and chop them. 2- When the oil is hot enough add the bananas and fry them until darken. Don’t forget to turn them over. 3- When it’s finished put the bananas on a dish and…

Fofos de Arroz (Breaded Shrimps in Rice Balls)

Ingredients:  – 200 gr of rice  – 2 yolks  – 1 onion  – shrimps  – chopped parsley  – 1 garlic clove  – 1 bay leaf  – grated bread  – salt and chili  1- Cook the rice with salted water and staunch it.    2- When it’s cold add the yolks, the chopped parsley, salt and the chopped…