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Brazilian Food

Brazil food varies greatly by region and has strong influences by African, European and Amerindian cuisines.

The nation's food primarily depends on the nutritional value rather than the external embellishments. Brazil has specified choices available for breakfast, lunch and dinners and these have a close proximity to the pivotal North American dishes.

Brazil, Breakfast
Brazilians prefer simple breakfast comprising of coffee, milk, bread and jam, sometimes cheese and ham, with fresh fruits serving as excellent add-ons. The fruits comprise mangoes, papayas, watermelons etc. Avocado cream is relished in addition to these fruits. The side dishes may vary with the city you are dwelling in.

Brazil, Lunch & Dinner
Irrespective of the venue you're at, a fruit-based breakfast is quite common in different parts of Brazil. Meals are not just the specific times when you settle down to hop onto a particular food item(s), but also to share jovial moments with family, friends and associates. The "family" meals concept is extremely popular in Brazil. Either for lunch or dinner, Brazil abounds in wonderful, inexpensive restaurants where an array of meals is dispatched on order in terms of weight of the food. Drinks and desserts are also available in most Brazilian restaurants. Some of the truly delicious Brazilian desserts include Banana Frusta Com Canella Angular, Crème de Papaya, Passion fruit mousse cake and many more. Dinner is generally served at a delayed time as compared to the U.S. Usually; a majority of Brazilians prefer a lighter meal of coffee bread, cheese and cold cuts during dinner.

Brazil food manners
A Brazilian would not prefer to eat during walking, riding or while performing any other physical activity. They will rather consume food instead of diverting their attention to a different scenario. They even do not like to consume food anywhere on the street or at workplaces. They take frequent sips of coffee. Brazilian children learn table manners at a very early age. Even with only three meals a day, Brazilians know exactly how to behave once they're all geared up for killing their hunger.

Last updated On : June 16, 2016