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Brazilian Barbecue, Brazilian Steakhouse Style, Meat Cuts -

   This is more than a Brazilian barbecue guide: it is a tribute to the Farroupilha Week, celebrated in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, south of Brazil.

 Barbecue is one of these traditions and the theme of this blog. If you have been to a Brazilian steakhouse and fell in love with the experience and flavors, you will want to save this post for later and share it with friends.

    Here you’ll find not only a thorough list of the most popular meat cuts served at steakhouses, but a guide on how to grill them in your own home! 

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How to Grill the Perfect Salmon -

Yes, we do have a grilled salmon recipe to share in this post. In fact, you will find many ideas of sauces and sides to mix and match. But most importantly, our goal here is to help you perfect your grilled fillet.

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How to Make Brazilian Caipirinha -

    As probably the most known Brazilian cocktail, Caipirinha is popular among Brazilian steakhouses and BBQ gatherings everywhere.    Although many people make the cocktail with vodka, the original recipe is made with Brazilian Cachaça - a spicy, sweet, and fruity clear liquor distilled from fermented sugarcane juice.     Everyone has their own way of making caipirinha (kai-purr-REEN-yah), but the basis consists of: alcohol (cachaça or vodka) + fruit + sugar + ice. The classic version uses lime, though you can also try fruits such as strawberry, pineapple, passion fruit, and even mix two of them.  Since there is...

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Grilled Chips and Guac -

  A big bowl of guacamole with huge bags of chips can’t go wrong when you have a big group of people hanging out together. Although it works perfectly for a small reunion as well.    Nothing like the fresh taste of homemade guacamole. So what about matching it with homemade tortilla chips? More than that, what about making them on the GRILL?    Grilled food just tastes different. So, if you plan on doing a BBQ or anything on the grill, use the opportunity to prepare this classic appetizer. The smoky flavor of the tortillas will bring a special...

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Burger on the Grill with Rustic Tomato Sauce -

    Bring the chef out of you with this grilled burger recipe. It is almost completely homemade - the buns come in already made, but you can make those from scratch as well.     Grilling burgers is perfect to have a good time with friends, family, coworkers, and for you to showcase your cooking skills with practicality. With this recipe, you will be making a special mayonnaise and a rustic tomato sauce from scratch, all very easy.    When it comes to the burger, you can opt to buy it pre-made from the market of your choice. However,...

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