With the heavily anticipated FIFA World Cup tournament set to kick off in Brazil next week, perhaps you are looking for some apetizing Brazilian foods that are certain to wet your taste buds? These will certainly get you through those nerve-wracking moments!

Brazilian cusine is ingenious in the variety that it offers, blending Portuguese, Native American and African influences together. If you find yourself enjoying the action in Brazil, why not take the chance and enjoy the country’s wonderful cuisine!

Here are just some of the foods that you should try and get a hold of, or have a go at cooking at home:

Pastéis

top 5 Brazilian foodsThis delicious dish can be filled with meat, hearts of palm, tomatoes   or cheese.

 

 

 

 

 

Acarajé

top 5 Brazilian foodsThis dish is filled with hot peppers and savoury mixtures.

 

 

 

 

 

Vatapa
This dish consists of shrimp, coconut milk, peanuts, palm oil and bread.

 

 

 

 

Pao de Queijo

top 5 Brazilian foodsAn excellent starter dish, “cheese bread” is most certainly a must try!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moqueca de peixe

top 5 Brazilian foodsThis dish brings together fresh cilantro, coconut milk, cumin, green peppers and garlic.

 

 

 

Are you heading off to Brazil for the World Cup?

We’d love to hear about your experiences of the language and culture!

 

 

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