26 August 2013

Brazil VIII - Carambei, a Dutch village in the south

In the beginning of the 20th century, Dutch immigrants came to Brazil and ended up forming a big community here. This village is quite different from the rest of the cities/villages down south.

25 August 2013

Brazil VI - How to resist delicious food?

A Dutch strawberry-chocolate pie?

A gourmet 'brigadeiro' with cherry and almond?

A sushi buffet?

A typical Brazilian pastry called 'cueca virada'?

Special bread from Marcolino bakery?

A scrumptious palmito and cheese pie?

A mouthwatering peanut-caramel cake?

it's IMPOSSIBLE to resist!

Apart from these delicious meals, sweet temptations seem to be everywhere in this country:

This is sweet tooth country!