Welcome to Brazilian Coffee House & Restaurant Goiano
Dear Cuisine’s lovers, do you want to try Brazilian cuisine? The Restaurant Tempero Goiano bring for you our specialities from Central Brazilian Cuisine.
Let's know a little more about the State of Goiás and Goiânia city:
Goiás, one of the 26 Brazilian states and a Federal District, is located in the mid west region of the country occupying an area of 340,086 km². Seventh state in territorial area, Goiás has a privileged geographic position. Making border to the north with the State of Tocantins, to the south with Minas Gerais and Mato Grosso do Sul, to the east with Bahia and Minas Gerais and finally to the west with Mato Grosso. Goiás has 246 municipalities.
Goiânia, its capital, is the heart of the Metropolitan Area, composed by 20 municipalities where there are more than 2 million inhabitants. Despite having big industries, it is the Services sector the support of its economy. The capital is an excellence center in medicine and it is consolidating its vocation for the business tourism and events. It presents, furthermore, good indexes of quality of life, above the national average. Goiânia also holds the title of the greenest city in the country.
History of Brazilian Cuisine
Native Indians Initiate. Native Indians are known as initiator of Brazilian cuisine who lived in Brazil before the first Portuguese explorers arrived. During that time, Native Indians had learned how to cultivate and use the meals, plants, and flours in their culinary cooking.
Portuguese Influence. In 1533, the Portuguese colonized Brazil. After a lengthy Moorish occupation, Portugal had adapted a variety of cooking traditions and introduces the cod, cinnamon, sugar, eggs and wine to Brazilian cuisine. The ingredients above are widely used in sweet desserts, stews, and fish dishes of Brazilian cuisine.
African Influence. In generally, Brazilian cuisine is largely influenced from African cuisine which contributed by African slaves. African had introduced the dende oil, peppers, spices, condiments, and coconut milk to Brazilian cuisine and the ingredients above are widely used in the staple dishes of Brazilian cuisine.
Foods of Brazilian Cuisine
Feijoada – Feijoada is a national dish of Brazil which made of stew beans with beef and pork. Feijoada is brought to Brazil by the Portuguese during the Portuguese colonized on 16 century.
Coxinha – Coxinha is a popular Brazilian snack which made of shredded chicken and spices then enclosed in wheat flour. The deep fried Coxinha is delicious and crispy in term of mouth feel.
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