Featured Food & Recipes
Peeling and de-seeding capsicum
Place peppers under a hot grill, turning from time to time until they are scorched and blackened all over. Place the hot peppers in a plastic bag, seal and leave for 20 minutes. Peel, and pull out the core (it will come away quite easily taking most of the seeds with it).
Black beans (feijão) and white rice form the basis of the staple 'plate' in Brazil and depending on where you're from, it is likely to be either black or brown beans. Black beans are one of the key ingredients in the national dish, 'feijoada'.