The World Cup is in full swing, and what better what to celebrate than to recreate some authentic and inspired Brazilian food in your own home kitchen? Brazilian food is based on fresh produce, great spice combinations, the addition of dried nuts and fruits to savory dishes and a variety of sweet desserts that will satisfy even the hungriest of fans.
Brazilian cheese bread, a staple in every kitchen, bakery and home, is delicious and gluten free.
Packed with dried fruit, nuts, chicken and spices, these Brazilian chicken turnovers are served alongside an avocado-yogurt dipping sauce that cools the blend of spices.
Start your day with these acai breakfast bowls packed with dried fruit, nuts and more, and you'll be ready to tackle everything that comes your way.
Brazilian grilled flank steak is grilled to perfection and marinated in a mixture of fresh herbs, peppers and spices for a flavorful cut of meat to accompany your side dishes.
Brazilian fish stew, also known as moqueca, is loaded with authentic flavors like palm oil, garlic and fresh herbs. They all come together with mahimahi and shrimp to make this a Brazilian dish not to be forgotten.
Brazilian coconut rice, best served alongside fresh fish stew or even grilled steak, is best when piping hot. The tender coconut brings an amazing aroma to the simple dish.
This shrimp and yuca bowl, also known as escondidinho de camarão, is an authentic Brazilian dish using fresh shrimp and yuca root, ingredients found in Brazil and all over the world now.
Brigadeiro, the most classic and easiest Brazilian dessert you'll ever make, is basically just three ingredients. Give it a try before the game.
Although not traditional Brazilian fare, these cheesy fresh tomato squares combine perfectly with the Brazilian flag.
Cod, especially salted cod, is widely used in Brazilian cookery, and these cod croquettes are a prime example of the use of fresh cod in recipes.
These black bean and shrimp pastry cups would make the perfect appetizer when served on their own or a great main dish when served with a salad.
This sea bass ceviche — with mangoes, cucumbers, avocados and more — is the perfect appetizer on a hot summer day.
Sip on this pineapple caipirinha whether your team wins or loses — it's bound to be the cocktail of the World Cup.
This classic Brazilian flan is silky and sweet and delicious served on its own or with fresh berries. Try this dessert to celebrate your favorite soccer team win.
Torta de limão, also known as key lime bars, are a classic Brazilian dessert. Slightly tart, slightly sweet, this bar's creamy texture will have you coming back for more.
Passion fruit can be found in puree form and at times even fresh at your local markets. Use it to make this passion fruit mousse, a sweet treat to serve at your FIFA party.
Tucanos fried bananas, made popular by the Brazilian restaurant of the same name, are a great way to use up bananas. Think a combination of bananas Foster with a crunchy coating.
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