Category Archives: Brazilian

La Femme Mange Regional Cuisine in Brazil

In Brazil, rice, beans and yellow toasted manioc flour (farofa) made daily appearances on our dining tables. But while the carbohydrates remained constant throughout our 2-week stay, we were treated to a roster of regional specialties as we moved from … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Japanese food in Brazil

Did you know that Brazil has the largest Japanese population in the world outside of Japan? And that in Sao Paolo, one could even find entirely Japanese neighborhoods as well as a famous weekly fair selling authentic ethnic products and … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Meat in Brazil

Meat lovers are bound to have a field day in Brazil. From the country’s most beloved Saturday lunch to its best-known culinary export, eating in Brazil, while not always the case, is often meat-based. And as they say, when in … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange by the kilo at por quilo restaurants

One of the dining phenomena we’ve noticed throughout Brazil is the proliferation of por quilo (by the kilo) restaurants, essentially casual places where the food is ready-made and served buffet style. Priced by weight, you get what you pay for, … Continue reading

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