The best Brazilian beers

December 22, 2011 rescharf 2

Ever heard of Green Cow IPA, produced by Seasons Brewery, in Porto Alegre? Or Colorado Vixnu, from Ribeirão Preto, in the state of São Paulo? Or Ithaca …

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6 Brazilian cakes

September 21, 2011 rescharf 0

Brazilians are known for their sweet teeth. Most desert dishes include a huge amount of sugar – and it is probably wise to reduce it […]

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Honoring Saint John

June 24, 2011 rescharf 3

Saint John’s festival, celebrated today, is a delicious fake celebration of rural lifestyle, with all the surreal stereotypes that this entitles. It has, almost inevitably, […]