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Culinary Culture Connections and SoulBrasil recognized in Lyra Mag

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Culinary Culture Connections and SoulBrasil recognized in Lyra Mag

The bog post, found here, reviews the Brazil-superfruits/superfood category in the 2019 Summer Fancy Food Show in New York, as they "are nutritionally dense... jam packed with omega's-proteins, trace minerals, vitamins, anti-oxidants-etc-that go beyond what's found in 'ordinary' produce. Even organic ones." The author loved all of the SoulBrasil products.

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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." https://www.saveur.com/in-brazils-icana-river-basin-petite-fiery-chiles-provide-sustainable-income/?bOt5GqRDAh32d7tq.01&fbclid=IwAR3yfsSJTib82Px8AC7yc3UWKxzoOKs2JLO6fpdyDmT_owZoJSYPFYX0bww  

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Everything you wanted to know about Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper: The book in PDF format

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Everything you wanted to know about Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper: The book in PDF format

The book includes fascinating information about the origin and cultural significance of Pimenta Baniwa (jiquitaia), a description of 43 of the more than 70 varieties of peppers found in communities of the Içana River, a review of the traditional, sustainable horticultural system and production process of the Baniwa women, and some great recipes, including some from the famous Brazilian chef, Alex Atala. Enjoy!

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An Evening of Amazonian Gastronomic Exploration and Discovery with Chef Beto Bellini in DeLand, Florida

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An Evening of Amazonian Gastronomic Exploration and Discovery with Chef Beto Bellini in DeLand, Florida
Twenty-five guests attended our event of delightful Amazonian cuisine prepared by Chefs Beto Bellini and Almir da Fonseca at a family home in DeLand, Florida on May 25, 2018. Check out the menu and photos.

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An Evening of Amazonian Gastronomic Exploration and Discovery

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An Evening of Amazonian Gastronomic Exploration and Discovery

Follow the following link for coverage by Nick Gill of the New Worlder about our recent dinner event with Beto Bellini and special guest Almir da Fonseca. Also, see a short video on the Egg White Pudding from the event here.

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