Category Archives: Food & Drink

Acarajé

13 Tasty Options for Street Food in Brazil

The Brazil street food scene, particularly in Salvador, is fantastic. It seems like no matter what you are in the mood for, Salvador has it. Sweet, salty, finger food, shareable or single-serving — we’ve got it. As you go through the list below you’ll definitely find a theme when it comes to ingredients — local […]

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How to Drink Beer like a Local

Beer is a big part of the culture in Salvador. A running joke for the past few years, during the economic and political crisis, has been, “as long as we have beer, there is no crisis”. And, with any major cultural element, there are guiding principles that inform the culture and etiquette. First, beer-drinking is […]

caipirinha

What is a Caipirinha

Yes, the beaches really are like that. And, the caipirinhas really are delicious. A “utility beverage” indeed! The un-official national drink of Brazil, the caipirinha is, to me, most similar to the Cuban mojito. But, mostly it’s delicious. The Traditional Caipirinha The traditional caipirinha is made with cachaça (a white alcohol made from sugar cane), […]