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Grandma and grandpa's Bahia beef casserole (carne de panela)

My grandparents from my father’s side are from Bahia, on the Northeast of Brazil. Their peculiar recipe of beef casserole (carne de panela) is a statement of the region flavours’. It has cumin, bay leaves, lime. On top, coriander, a local must-have in every single dish. I recall when I was in my early 20s

The real curry deal by my ex-flatmate

UK I moved to London last year and I was lucky to meet Gin, a half British half Indian, about the same age as me, that had a very special talent – among others – that was to make an unforgettable curry. Coming from South America, I was quite acquainted with curry powder. I grew

A Cooknst Event with an Unique Brazilian Taste

UK Cooknst is excited to present on the 14th and 15th of June the Boteco Brasil Supperclub. Two enchanting evenings full of live music, art, and a seven course meal of traditional Brazilian dishes cooked by UK Masterchef semi-finalist, Luciana Berry. Inspired by a Brazilian “Boteco”, this night is going to be unforgettable and one you won’t

Jan's feast for Capitu, Capitolina Books and you!

UK Each mixed session is a journey. A process which starts with a theme and evolves into a menu and a musical performance. At this edition, it all began with the launch of Capitolina, a publisher which specialises in contemporary Brazilian literature, whose name derives from Capitu, an iconic character created by Machado de Assis