Tempero Baiano

$6.95

From the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia comes this delightful spice blend Tempero Baiano which translates to ‘Bahian seasoning’. Used by Brazilian chefs this blend is complex, distinctive and versatile and is used to season broth, chicken, fish, soups, stews and vegetables. It can instantly transform a boring dish into a wonderful flavor experience that you would expect to find in Rio de Janeiro.

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Description

Flavor Profile: earthy flavor a bit of a spicy peppery kick

There is not an exact single “national Brazilian cuisine”, as it varies greatly by region, reflecting the country’s mix of native and immigrant populations, and its continental size as well (it’s the 5th largest country in the world). Through the years Brazilian cuisine has been influenced by African and European (especially Portuguese) settlers. This diversity has created a national cuisine that is best known for embracing the preservation of regional differences.

The cuisine of Bahia has been influenced by native Brazilians as well as by African slaves that were brought to the region to work the many sugarcane plantations dating back to the 1500s. African traditions became imbedded in the culture and the food. Some of the more popular ingredients in this northeastern region of Brazil include beans, corn, fish, legumes, manioc (a native tuberous root) and potatoes.

1/2 cup | 1.3 oz

Ingredients:hand blended from sesame seeds, sumac, coriander, thyme, cumin, and black pepper

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