The local cuisine of Manaus, Brazil

The local cuisine of Manaus, Brazil

Local cuisine is rich and varied and can be found in many restaurants and stalls.

You may try tapioquinha, a glutinous pancake made from manioc starch, usually buttered and filled with tucumã palm fruit and farmer’s cheese.

Tacacá, an Amazon local soup.

Pamonha, made from green corn and coconut milk boiled in corn husks.

Bolo de macaxeira, a tasty glutinous translucent cake made from manioc.

Sugar cane juice, a favorite drink among locals.

The region is also known for its exotic fruits like creamy white cupuaçú and iron-rich açaí.

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