Feijoada Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Feijoada Brazilian black bean stew

Feijoada is Brazil’s undisputed national dish. A slow-cooked crock pot of black beans accentuated with hunks of salted or smoked pork, feijoada is a warming comfort food to be eaten in hot climes. Sometimes more traditional variants will go nose to tail, adding pig’s ears, feet or a tail, or, as in our case, a … Read more

Acaraje with Vatapa

Acaraje with Vatapa

This week marks the beginning of one of the year’s widely celebrated times shared around the world. That’s right, it’s Carnival time! An integral part of the Christian calendar, you can safely expect to find a type of pre-Lent party in any country with a well-represented Christian population. Above them all, though, the creme de … Read more