Brazilian Food for the Olympics

Off to the Olympics a August 5-21 2016 in Rio? Get that Brazilian the flavour first! If you are watching from Yorkshire try the local restaurants below.

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Eat Brazilian before you go.

Brazilian steakhouses on the Rodizio concept are all you can eat style restaurants where waiters bring a range of meat at regular intervals. In churrascarias or more traditional Brazilian-style steakhouse restaurants, servers come to the table with knives and a skewer, on which are speared various kinds of quality cuts of meat. Tropeiro Brazilian Restaurant Sheffield is a vibrant meat lovers’ paradise based on the Rodizio style. Cuts of meat cooked on an open fire are then carved at the table to eat with South American-style cocktails are bursting with fresh flavours.

  • The cocktail Caipirinha is made from Cachaca sugar cane liquor and is the official Brazilian drink.
  • Brazilian finger food includes cheese buns and other typical regional dishes include vatapá, moqueca, polenta and acarajé.
  • Feijoada is probably considered the country’s national dish. ‘Caruru, which consists of okra, onion, dried shrimp, and toasted nuts (peanuts or cashews), cooked with palm oil until a spread-like consistency is reached; moqueca capixaba, consisting of slow-cooked fish, tomato, onion and garlic, topped with cilantro; and linguiça, a mildly spicy sausage.’

Hair Do’s before you go

It is obvious who is creating some of the sports stars hair styles. Getting a Brazilian takes on a new meaning when linked to a Brazilian blow dry and keratin treatment. Try one of the salons in Yorkshire specialising in this treatment. It would be no use to me unless there is a baldy version.

After the Games are Over

When you get home you may be craving some good old Yorkshire fish and chips – or if you are a stay at home spectator you can just keep eating your normal diet, mushy peas and all.

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Eat Brazilian near Home

Bem Brazil Leeds
Tropeiro Sheffield
Botafogo Huddersfield
Cabana Brazilian Barbecue Leeds

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