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Paula DaSilva Talks Brazilian Cuisine, South Florida, and Hell’s Kitchen

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May 25, 2015 / 0 comments

Cooked, then pureed black beans seeped with onion and garlic then thickened with a handful of manioc flour are the main ingredients giving tutu de feijão its trademark consistency and rich, brownish hue. Growing up, the dish was a favorite of Paula DaSilva, a native of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil, whose parents came to the United States when she was seven. DaSilva remembers her mother would add roasted pork, vegetables, and fried egg to the top of the mounded, creamy beans.

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3 Great Destinations for a Foodie Break

Some holidays are meant for sightseeing, some are for rekindling the romance in your life, and yet some more are aimed at reconnecting with oneself. But, the best kinds of holidays are those that satisfy your creative as well as your culinary needs! If you are fed up with the takeaways and the buffets, then these 3 great gastronomical holiday destinations are where you should be heading!
 
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Travel Inspiration: Migrationology

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Jul 10, 2013 / 0 comments

Inspiration is one of the best tools in our travel planning arsenal. And inspiration is everywhere, isn't it? From the textiles you see while out and about, to books, to meals, to travel sites - they all contribute to what we want to see, do, and learn about while traveling.

Foodie Finds: Best Food in Bangkok

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Sep 06, 2012 / 0 comments

Thailand is one of the best destinations in the world for foodies, known for its’ fragrant and spicy cuisine with flavours of sweet, sour, salty, and hot found perfectly balanced in every dish. You'll find curries, stir-fries, noodles, and yummy deep fried goodies with chili, tamarind, palm sugar, and fish sauce in almost everything.

The Real Ramen

by Joshua Beatty / Jan 07, 2010 / 1 comments

Just about anyone who went to college in the United States after about 1990 has heard of Ramen noodles. Some Americans pronounce this word as “Ray-man” noodles.

Foodie Finds: Best Place to Eat in Saugatuck, Michigan

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Sep 16, 2009 / 5 comments

Foodie Finds: Best Place to Eat in Saugatuck, Michigan

 

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