Brazilian Dishes Arabs Need to Learn While Watching Rio 2016 Olympics

Keeping up with all the talented and healthy athletes this Summer Olympics leaves my talentless self pretty famished. On second thought, if there were one talent I could share with the Olympic athletes, it’s eating.

 

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And since we all know I can’t perform multiple cartwheels across the floor, or swim laps like my life depended on it, the closest thing to sharing the Rio experience is to bring Brazilian food to my table! I’ve devised a bomb-ass menu with the most mouthwatering traditional and non-traditional yet Brazilian-inspired food. I am grateful for the miracle of Pinterest.

 

 

Breakfast

Acai Bowl of Goodness 

 

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Fool and ta3meya? No thanks. Kefaya ba2a! Click here for the recipe.

 

 

Drinks

Brazilian Lemonade 

 

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Believe it or not, no lemons are required to make this drink, but a lot of condensed milk is. I really need to rethink the name of this one. Click here for the recipe.

 

 

Appetizers

 

Pão de Queijo

 

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A bread basket full of the fluffiest cheesy Brazilian cheese bread. Click here for the recipe.

 

 

Coxinha

 

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Creamy shreds of chicken salad stuff into a ball of dough and fried to delicious goodness. Click here for the recipe.

 

 

Acarajé 

 

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Basically the Brazilian version of falafel. Ta3meya ya3ny! Click here for the recipe.

 

 

Mains

 

 

 

 

Moqueca

 

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Can we all just take a moment and feast our eyes upon this glorious fish stew??? Click here for the recipe.

 

 

Churrasco 

 

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Do you like steaks? Brazilian ones? Of course you do! Who doesn’t? Okay, I know who doesn’t, but really WHO DOESN’T??? Click here for the recipe.

 

 

Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp in Coconut Milk

 

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IT LOOKS SO PRETTY I WANNA TAKE IT TO VEGAS TO MARRY IT 3ANJAD! Click here for the recipe.

 

 

Dessert

 

Brigadeiro

 

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They’re traditional Brazilian truffles. Click here for the recipe.

 

 

WE SAID THIS: Tada! Now you can watch the Olympics the right way! Also, Brazilian food needs to be in ours lives forever.

 

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