A celebration of the joyful soul of Brazil though its evocative, vibrant cuisine, as seen in the 6-part SBS television series. Sprawling over 8 million square kilometres, Brazil is as massive as it is majestic. From the mighty Amazon to the gauchos in the south, it's a country whose passionate people and unforgettable scenery excite the world's imagination.
As interest builds in Brazil in the lead up to the 2014 World Cup (and the 2016 Olympic Games), this book showcases the unique interplay of food and culture across this vibrant country. With recipes covering every day snacks, lunches and dinners as well as entertaining and drinks, This is Brazil conveys the essence of Brazilian lifestyle and cooking with beautiful and vibrant photography and recipes for every occasion.
Try street snacks like empanadas and croquettes, classics like the black bean and pork stew Feijoada and Churrasco, the famous Brazilian BBQ, as well as less well known but equally delicious dishes such as deep fried chicken with white wine and lemon, salt cod salad and black eyed pea fritters with prawns. And don't forget to finish off with cocktails and desserts like coconut and sago pudding! Packed with recipes, stories and stunning photography, This is Brazil, will take you to the joyful soul of this magnificient nation.
About the Authors
Fernanda de Paula is a Brazilian-Australian television presenter, producer and journalist, who is passionate about her homeland the rich food culture, the passion for life, the magnificient scenery.
Shelley Hepworth is a television and online producer, and avid foodie with a passion for Brazil. Fernanda and Shelley have travelled across the vast nation of Brazil to bring the people, the stories and the brilliant food to life as part of the This is Brazil 12-part SBS television series.