Road to Rio: a taste of the games

Road to Rio: a taste of the games

Explore the food of Brazil in our delicious guide.

From white sandy beaches and tropical rain forests to the teeming metropolis of Brazil's megacities, the landscape of Brazil is as varied and diverse as the people, cultures and cuisine. With heavy influences from Portuguese and other European settlers, as well as Africa, Japan and its Central American neighbours, the food of Brazil celebrates this diverse mix with relish. A rich cultural food background, combined with exotic native ingredients and a bountiful coastline makes the food of this country some of the most exciting – and delicious – in the world.

So if you're heading to Rio this summer, or just want to import some Brazilian flavour into your kitchen at home, our collection of recipes and articles are sure to inspire you to explore this beautiful country's deliciously diverse cuisine. From street food favourites to restaurant-quality twists on the classics, there is something for everyone to get their teeth into.

The Brazilian way

The ten best Brazilian street foods to make at home

Sure to make your mouth water, these are our top ten street foods to look out for from Brazil.

Brazil's regional cuisine