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Seasonal food blog of Chef Deborah at Cuvée at The Greenporter Hotel

Entries from April 2010

Brazilian Dinner with Leblon Cachaca

April 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails

· No Comments · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails

On Thursday, April 15th Cuvee bistro and bar had the pleasure to have a taste of Brazil and hosted a Cachaca-inspired Brazilian cocktail dinner featuring drinks made with Brazil’s premium Cachaca, Leblon. Mauricio Bittencourt, the handsome Brazilian brand ambassador showed us how to mix the sexy Brazilian cocktail and showed us how to skim a [...]

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Arugula salad Brazilian style served with the Leblon “skinny” Caipirinha

April 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Brunch, Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Low-Calorie, Side Dishes, Vegetarian

· No Comments · Brunch, Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Low-Calorie, Side Dishes, Vegetarian

I love North Fork arugula and it really doesn’t need much.  In my longing for summer, I paired this salad with some guava vinagrette and white cheese that you can find in any Latin grocery.  In Brazil and other parts of Latin American they often pair this cheese with guava paste as an appetizer know [...]

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Shrimp, Brazilian style with Leblon Cosmo Caipirinha

April 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Vegetarian

· 1 Comment · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Vegetarian

Moqueca de Camarao e peixe paired with the Leblon Cachaca Cosmo  (see posting for Coso recipe — Leblon) Shrimp, peppers, a bit of coconut milk served with some steamed rice.  On your terrace, poolside or at the dinner table.  This dish is such an easy crowd pleaser that will thrill your guests.  Although the flavors are [...]

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Passion Fruit Mousse with fresh mango with Leblon champagne cocktail

April 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Dessert, Drinks & Cocktails, Vegetarian

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I love all the fresh fruit at all meals.  I love taking advantage of this when I am in Brazil.  The breakfast buffets at any of the hotels have all these different fruit juices and so many of the desserts are fruit-based as opposed to chocolate.  This is a perfect dessert if you are craving something sweet and exotic [...]

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Salada “Romeo e Julieta” paired with The Leblon “Skinny” Caipirinha

April 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Low-Calorie, Side Dishes, Vegetarian

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Salada “Romeo e Julieta” is made with spicy wild arugula topped with crumbled Brazilian-style white cheese and a sweet guava dressing. Served perfectly with the Leblon “skinny” Caipirinha

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Moqueca de Camarao e peixe and Cosmopolitan Caipirinha

April 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Vegetarian

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Moqueca de Camarao e peixe is a tropical braise of shrimp with coconut milk, citrus and fresh garden herbs. Served with steamed jasmine-coconut rice and sweet plantains. Perfect with a Cosmopolitan Caipirinha. Cosmopolitan Caipirinha

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Leblon Be Mine and Mousse de Maracuja com Mango

April 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Dessert, Drinks & Cocktails, Vegetarian

· No Comments · Dessert, Drinks & Cocktails, Vegetarian

Mousse de Maracuja com Mango is a light mousse of passion fruit served with fresh mango.  Paired perfectly with a Leblon Be Mine. Leblon Be Mine

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Floresta Brasileira: Brazilian cocktail-paired dinner with Leblon Cachaça

April 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes

· 1 Comment · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes

On Thursday, April 15th, join us at Cuvee Wine Bar at The Greenporter Hotel for a cocktail-paired dinner featuring  Leblon Cachaça in celebrating the foods of the Brazilian Rain Forest.   I wanted to be able to work with some of the recipes for dishes and drinks that have been inspired by the dozens of trips to Brazil [...]

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