Food & Drink

A Brazilian Xmas Dessert

The traditional Christmas feast in North America culminates in a big slice of pie and in England everyone wants to finish their meal with steaming hot Christmas pudding. But when it comes to dessert, Brazil steers its own course. No pie, no pudding. In fact, nothing that many would consider dessert at all.

De La Panza

It’s always exciting when a new restaurant opens, and even more exciting when that restaurant is Argentine, or in other words, that restaurant is serving food from the country that you will always associate with the finest cuisine you have

A Brazilian foodie living in London

I was born in São Paulo, brought up in a Swiss-German and Spanish-Italian mixed family. I moved to London 20 years ago and it took me a while to understand the cultural richness of my new home.

Rodizios in London

Rodizios are taking over London! So, we thought it was about time we gave a little introduction to the rodizio concept and picked out a few rodizios in London that are worth checking out.

Feijoada: National Dish of Brazil?

Brazil’s national dish is unofficial, though if you ask Brazilians what their country’s national dish is the response is almost always something called feijoada. The Portuguese word feijão means bean, so one could translate feijoada as “bean dish”, but that’s to sell it very short. Feijoada is a tableful of dishes, in fact an entire meal.

A Day at the Colombia Gourmet Festival

Last Saturday I was invited together with two other friends to the Cookbook Cafe, an informal eatery located on the ground floor at the five-star InterContinental Hotel London Park Lane, which is currently hosting a Colombian Gourmet Festival.