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This is Brazil

Brazilian-born Australian, Fernanda de Paula, heads home to rediscover her roots and celebrate Brazil’s rich cultural diversity with chefs, footballers, musicians, artists and everyday workers.

Episode Catch Up

Food Network Monday, August 8, 2016 - 17:30
Cuiaba & Salvador - Fernanda is in Brazil’s wild west, the...
Food Network Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 17:30
Manaus & Natal - The city of Manaus, on the banks of the mighty...

Welcome to This is Brazil!

As interest builds in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, this series showcases the food, football and culture of Brazil.

Bars in Cuiaba, floating villages in the Amazon and impromptu street football - this your guide to the sights, sounds and flavours of Brazil.
With all the excitement surrounding Brazil’s second-time hosting of the World Cup, here are the things you should know about Brazil and 'the beautiful game'.


Fernanda shares the highlights of her journey, from the excitement of Carnival in Rio to the sweltering heat of Brazil's inland desert.
Each episode of this six part series explores the vibrant colour and culture of the 12 World Cup host cities in Brazil.

Brazilian Food

From receipes to cooking tips, here's our SBS guide to Brazilian food.

Brazilian food is an exuberant, colourful mix of Portuguese, African and native foods, including some from the Amazon.
Brazilian food is an exuberant, colourful mix of Portuguese, African and native foods, including some from the Amazon.
Make sure your kitchen is stocked with these essential ingredients.
These expert tips will help you achieve the perfect balance of flavours.
Melt in your mouth, Brazilian delights.

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Explore Brazil’s festive culture and rich culinary heritage with these delicious recipes from all corners of the colourful country.
Join Fernanda de Paula as she uncovers Brazil’s food, football and vivacious culture in 12 host cities of the World Cup.
You'll find downloads of this series on iTunes and Google Play plus selected digital retailers now!
Discover the rich and fascinating history of football in Australia and how it is tied to our national identity, with this hardcover collectible.
Aussie anthems and Brazilian beats to get you in the mood for the biggest event of the sporting calendar - the World Cup!