Goiás, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul
Desserts in Brazil tend to be homemade or made in-house – pre-made carrot cake or cheesecake will not be easily found. Some of the most popular desserts are pumpkin and coconut mousse, crème de papaya (papaya cream), guava jam and bolo de fuba (sweet cornmeal cake). Tip: Fresh fruit always goes along with dessert in […]
Dining in Brazil is really all about one thing – family. Churrasco lunch on Sundays is not only a widespread tradition going back for centuries, it’s also the biggest (and most important) meal of the week! And, when it comes to taking care of the bill, the family patriarch will often handle the honors in […]
Brazilians love tourists! Servers, restaurant and hotel employees tend to be very outgoing and enjoy interacting with their guests – especially in those guests’ native languages. Tip: Make sure you ask for directions or information before you leave your hotel or restaurant. Hotel staffers, for instance, tend to be very well trained and are among […]
This fresh twist on the Caipirinha, the national cocktail of Brazil, marries Passion Fruit puree with Cachaça to add an extra tropical layer to this cocktail. Fun fact: roughly 350 million gallons of cachaça are consumed by Brazilians each year, which equates to around two gallons per person!
The national cocktail of Brazil, the Caipirinha, is made with Cachaça, ice, limes and sugar – and best served on the beaches of Brazil! Fogo de Chão imports its private label cachaça directly from Brazil; the traditional Caipirinha remains one of the restaurant’s most popular beverages.