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Afro-Brazilian Cuisine Workshop


  • March 9, 2015
  • J. Carlos Desales

Afro-Brazilian Cuisine Workshop – Around the 16th century, the daily cuisine in Africa was incorporated to the Brazilian food habits by the slaves, included rice, beans, couscous and corn. Meat was predominantly game (antelopes, buffalos and birds). Food was baked, grilled or cooked. A variety of beans and okra with smoked shrimps, ginger, pepper and vegetal oils such as palm oil are the base of a cuisine where acarajé, abará and caruru (typical dish prepared with okra, peanuts and smoked shrimps) and many other dishes reign.Afro Brazilian  cuisine is unique, exotic and eclectic.  Additionally, it has many tasty desserts that are definitely worth trying.We invite you to taste this rich cuisine and learn the basics of its preparation. Classes are taught by a local chef and the dishes are truly authentic, making this event a very unique experience! Prepare to dive into de folklore of a culture for their joy of living, eating and having fun.

Duration: 3-4 hours

Cost: $250 up to 3 people

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