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May Food Voyage at Cargo Hold

May Food Voyage at Cargo Hold

May, sees Cargo Hold docking in de Janeiro cruise port, the gateway to unique beaches and culture in the State of Rio de Janeiro capital. It is one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the world. Rio de Janeiro is a former capital of Brazil (1763-1960) and is also known by the name, “A Cidade Maravilhosa” or the marvelous city. For decades, this bustling city of Rio de Janeiro has been one of Brazil’s most popular and frequented tourist destinations.

Its vibrant city centre is bursting with culture and pulsates with a deep sense of history and heritage.
Rio, as it is commonly known, is the second largest city in Brazil and the third largest metropolis in the whole of South America. It is also the most visited city in the Southern Hemisphere, which is no mean feat.

Brazilian cuisine has European, African and Amerindian influences varied greatly by region, but reflecting the country's mix of native and immigrant populations, and its continental size as well. History has created a national cuisine marked by the preservation of regional differences.

So come on; samba down to Cargo Holds under the sea dining chamber to savour many delicious Brazilian treats.

Entradas, to loosen your appetite, include:
~ Baião de dois – A hearty mix of rice, chorizo, shredded beef, black beans, coriander and spring onion.
~ Caldinho de feijão – Beans soup served with crispy bacon and toast.
~ Tupizinho Calamari – Young tender calamari tubes lightly grilled to perfection and topped with lemon butter.
~ Ipanema Salad – Salad accompanied with tossed vegetables, avocado, mango and an Ipanema dressing.

A selection of the best of Brazilian PLATOS PRINCIPALES, better known as main courses include:
~ Picanha Plate – Seasoned pieces of Picanha beef steak with chips, fresh salsa and mixed leaf salad.
~ Feijoada – Slow cooked pork, beef, bacon, chorizo and black beans served with rice, fresh salsa, orange and spinach.
~ Rio Vegetable Coconut Curry – A mild and creamy coconut curry served with chargrilled haloumi and rice.
~ Frango “Caipira” – Chicken leg and thighs cooked with herbs and spices in a traditional style, served with creamy polenta and garlic spinach.
~ Moqueca – Fish and prawns in a rich sauce made with fresh tomatoes, capsicum, onion and coriander served with rice.

Brazilians have a sweet tooth so a perfect ending to a perfect meal is our array of postres (dessert) options which include:
~ Bolo de Cenoura – Brazilian carrot cake with a sweet coconut filling and decadent chocolate topping.
~ Pudim – A Brazilian crème caramel.
~ Bombocado – Delicious muffin made with tapioca and coconut.
~ Brigadeiros – Balls of sweet chewy goodness flavoured with chocolate and coconut

So be sure to book your berth on this Brazilian journey, and enjoy a carnival feast by calling Cargo Hold on 031 328 8065/8066 or visit the Cargo Hold Page.