• Classic caipirinha cocktail

    Preparation time: 5 minutes Makes: 1 cocktail Ingredients 4.5 cl Cachaça Fire Water (ask in your local Latin American store) 2 limes cut into quarters 3 generous spoonfuls of sugar Crushed ice Method 1. Put limes and sugar in a mortar 2. Crush the two ingredients until the limes have lost most of their juice, but never remove them. 3. Add Cachaça and mix for a minute inside the mortar and then put in a cocktail shaker with crushed ice until it is half full. Shake thoroughly for a minute and then pour into a short whisky glass. (Caipirinhas are not served

  • A taste of Brazil: 5 recipes for the summer

    With all eyes on Brazil as the 2014 World Cup edges towards the grand finale, HELLO! Online has turned to the culinary side of the hosting country to get a taste of the exotic delights Brazil has to offer this summer. From the world-famous caipirinha cocktail, made with cachaça and lime, bursting with fresh flavours perfect for the sunshine - to barbecued steak with lime, tomatoes and anchovies plus a passion fruit sundae, made with the delightful passion fruit, or maracuyá - these recipes are bound to bring a touch of samba to the BBQ. See our gallery for five recipes with a taste of Brazil.

  • Brazilian BBQ chicken breast wraps with chilli lime sauce and Brazilian samba rice recipe

    Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes (Plus at least 2 hours for marinating) Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 1 pack of Tilda® Brazilian Samba Rice 1 packet flour tortillas 4 chicken breasts 6 cloves garlic crushed 4 cm piece ginger grated 2 large green or red chillies 1/2 tsp brown sugar 1 red onion finely chopped 1 lemon (juice only) 4 limes (juice only) 1 small bunch parsley 3 tbsp light vegetable oil 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 4 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper 5 sprigs fresh thyme Method Marinate the chicken breasts in half the crushed garlic, vegetable oil, ginger, lemon juice, paprika, thyme