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Travelers To Brazil Relish The Local Cuisine

World Travel – Tourism

Open Eyes Opinion {source: Brazil Ministry of Tourism}



The Brazilian cuisine is one of the services most appreciated by travelers visiting Brazil. 



The variety of flavors found in the country ranges from African influences, indigenous, Asian and European, the original flavors of the country as the jambu, a typical herb North of the country; tucupi, the yellow juice extracted from the root of manioc;and cagaita, a typical Cerrado fruit.

During the World Cup, the culinary experiences were approved by more than 90% of visitors who attended the event. For Brazilian tourists, the s food expenditures are among the main expenses, behind transportation, according to research from the Ministry of Tourism.

Gastronomy Month

The month of August reserve a number of gastronomic events in several Brazilian cities. Recognized chefs like the French Claude Troisgros, one of the great names in international cuisine; and Bela Gil, known for healthy recipes and natural ingredients, part of the 27th Congress of the Brazilian Association of Bars and Restaurants, 12-13 August in Brasilia, which will be attended by 15 wineries in a space reserved for the wine tasting .

Another attraction of the event is the Bureau Live, with debates between chefs north of the south of the country on issues such as the construction of cities and the quality of life of the population. Registration is open.

In Brotas, in São Paulo, the hash of the grandmother, the capeletti the Ninth, the lamb rose and the ballad of Brotas are the stars of Brotas Gourmet, which celebrates “stuffed revenue of memories” from 13 to 15 August. In the historic city of Tiradentes (MG), chefs from various regions of Brazil, as Daniela Martins, of Bethlehem; Flavio Trombino, of Belo Horizonte; and Gilmar Borges, Pirenópolis, part of the 18th Festival Culture and Gastronomy from 21 August 30th.

Gastronomic tourism

The Ministry of Tourism opened in the month of July 1  public call  to select proposals that disclose tourist destinations with actions that value the regional cuisine.  Each project will have a minimum amount of R $ 100,000 and up to R $ 300 thousand.  They are available R $ 3 million to support initiatives.

Actions must take place in any of the   214 municipalities prioritized  under the Pronatec Tourism, and must be submitted exclusively through the Siconv, between August 10 and September 18, 2015.


[photo credits – featured image: “Calçadão de Copacabana” by Mteixeira62 – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons –]




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