Skipping breakfast is a new trend among many people. But they do not understand that it creates an imbalance in your body. As the word suggests, it is breaking the fast you have had all night. Your body already had an 8-hour gap between your previous meal and the breakfast. This makes the meal more important. It fuels up your body as well as your brain. That’s why, you must never miss a meal especially the breakfast.
Brazilian breakfast differs from one region in Brazil to the other region. But the basics remain the same. A strong coffee or a Juice, baked bread with margarine or butter. Brazilians believe in having aromatic drinks in their breakfast as hence they prefer having coffee more over any other beverages. Also, Brazil being the largest producer of coffee all around the world, they are also a huge consumer of it.
Typical Brazilian Breakfast Items
Brazilian breakfast isn’t as important day meal when compared to the American breakfast. Also, for the once who prefer having the meal, they tend to enjoy their entire breakfast time. They eat minimal meals in their breakfast which happens between the time of 6:30 am to 8 am. The following items are commonly consumed among most of the Brazilians around the country.
1. Cake or Bolo (Pronounced as Bowl-o)
For most of the Brazilians, having an unfrosted cake in their breakfast is a common habit. They have a super popular variety of cake named bolo de fuba, which is prepared from the fuba (African word for flour). It is basically a cornmeal cake that is sweetened using condensed milk. It tastes like American cornbread but, this one is more creamier and cheesier.
Be it a Christmas celebration or a Holiday or any normal day, Brazilians do not miss out on their beverage. They prefer having no milk black coffee. At Carvalho’s, you will find the most dark and fresh coffee. We also offer a variety of juices with the variety of fresh fruits. You can also have milk along with the fruit in terms of milk shakes.
3. Brazilian Cheese Bread
A cheese bread makes a perfect combo while you wish to have it with your morning coffee. It is flavored with the cheese dough that offers you the consistency of a stringy German pancake but this one is more delicious as well as addictive since it offers more convenience to be eaten along with the coffee in hand. It is known as Pao de Queijo at Brazil which is pronounced as pown-deh-kay-zho.
Eating raw fruits in breakfast is a trend at many places around the world. The most commonly eaten fruit in Brazilian breakfast is papaya. It is an exotic fruit and most of the Brazilians love it. If not papaya, then they go for passion fruits, mangoes, bananas and many other delicious variety.
They also include other things in their breakfast like toast with jam, bread with ham and cheese, Cuscuz, French roll, Acai (Pronounced as ah-sigh-ee) and sometimes milk. They also prepare other varieties of dishes like the coconut cake, Caipirinha and many more which are completely worth a try.