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The very Brazilian (Baiana or Capixaba) moqueca!

05-09-2017 door Raquel Peixoto

Moqueca is a Brazilians’ favorite dish for many reasons: it is practical to make, it is healthy, and involves a combination of ingredients that is genuinely Brazilian. Fish, Urucum , coriander, tomatoes, plus coconut milk, pepper and dendê oil (the last three only in the baiana – version) are the main stars of this complex combination of flavours. According to many sources (family and friends mostly) I consulted to write this text, moqueca is a plate with indigenous and African origins. While the moqueca capixaba (from the State of Espírito Santo) seems... » meer lezen

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