Menu: Brazil

Brazilians are a beautiful, proud, and fun-loving people who would rather have sand beneath their feet than snow any day of the week. Our first two Global Table dishes capture the spirit of Brazil – wholesome and strong. The second two dishes reflect the heart of Brazil – sweet and smooth. Make one of these dishes, shut your eyes, and pretend you’re in the Brazilian sunshine!

Black Beans with Assorted Meats (feijoada completa) [Recipe]
Black beans simmered slowly with tender ribs, tangy chorizo, and smoked pork shank. Variations on feijoada abound and, in this recipe, we make several suggestions for authentic versions.

Sauteed Red Kale [Recipe]
Bitter kale cooked in a little olive oil, with a splash of vinegar.

Brazilian Iced Mocha-Cola [Recipe]
Cool down with a jolt of chocolate milk, double-strength coffee, and cola.

Romeo and Juliet (Romeu e Julieta) [Recipe]
Slices of sweet guava paste layered with soft, creamy white cheese – hauntingly romantic.


  1. John Goodenow says

    Sasha, this (or a very similar) menu is one of our very favorites from a dinner club several years ago. We also did onion rings in (very) hot sauce, then tossed with orange slices, and we finished with a coconut ice cream. Feijoada is still one of our favorites.

    • globaltable says

      Wonderful! I had to make a few substitutions because I couldn’t find all the proper ingredients but, even still, the food is simply wonderful! 🙂 The onion rings sound right up my alley!

  2. Brad M says

    We think this is our favorite so far. It takes me back to my business trip to Rio about 14 years ago… Excellent flavor. We ended up using smoked pork shank, pork spareribs, pork choirzo sausage which didn’t firm up so we crumbled it in the beans spreading the taste throughout the dish), and a soft beef jerky that we cut into pieces (which ended up soft and so delicious).

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