Gastronomic specialties of Brazil
- Indigenous, African and Portuguese influences have made the gastronomy of Brazil one of the richest and most varied in the world. Brazil's cuisine is highly regionalized, so each area has its own dishes.
- Traditional dishes. The national dish is feijoada, made from black beans and pork, served with white rice, vegetables and orange slices. Other dishes that are very representative of Brazilian cuisine are acarajé (vatapá buns, cream of shrimp or green beans cururú) moqueca (prepared from fish, salt, spices and herbs), tacacá no tucupi (consisting of a mixture of cassava powder combined with a special sauce)
- In the central western region, Matto Grosso cuisine is well-known for the variety of fish wrapped in banana leaves and sea salt which is roasted on the grill. The loin and ham of pork roasted with honey or marinated is also very representative.
- The national drink is the caipirinha, made with cachaça (brandy distilled from sugar cane), lime juice, sugar and ice; beer, fruit smoothies, excellent Brazilian coffee and guarana (made with fruit from the Amazon and coconut) are other typical Brazilian beverages.
Which hotels does IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts have in Brazil?
IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has two 5-star resort hotels as well as a luxurious 5- star cruise ship hotel in Brazil. All have an all-inclusive regimen with a wide range of leisure, entertainment and cuisine.
Amazonas - Manaus
- The IBEROSTAR Grand Amazon Hotel
Salvador de Bahia
- The IBEROSTAR Praia do Forte Hotel
- The IBEROSTAR Bahía Hotel