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Tucupi!!!

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Alex Atala introduces tucupi

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Are you looking for an excellent book on Brazilian/Amazonian cuisine?

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Are you looking for an excellent book on Brazilian/Amazonian cuisine?

Please visit the website of the famous chef and professor of culinary arts, Almir da Fonseca at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in the Sonoma Valley. Chef Almir provides a wealth of knowledge regarding the history, cooking techniques and recipes . Please visit his site and obtain a copy of his beautiful and fascinating book, The Brazil Project .

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The Amazons Mouth Watering Fifth Flavour

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The Amazons Mouth Watering Fifth Flavour

The ancestral sauce of black tucupi is making its way onto the menus of some of South America’s best restaurants, bringing a new sense of pride to an age-old tradition.

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Hot Peppers Are a Way of Life for This Brazilian Indigenous Community

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Hot Peppers Are a Way of Life for This Brazilian Indigenous Community

Another great article by Nick Gill in Saveur about the Baniwa, their culinary culture heritage, and their connection to the contemporary world of gastronomy. "Spanning from orange to green to yellow to purple, 80 distinct pepper varieties are cultivated by the Baniwa, a people who have lived in small settlements in northwestern Brazil's Içana River basin for thousands of years."    

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Protect the Amazon Rainforest by Eating These 5 Foods

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Protect the Amazon Rainforest by Eating These 5 Foods

A great article written by Catherine Balston in Asparagus Magazine 

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