Brazilian cuisine – Brigadeiro

The brigadeiro is a common Brazilian delicacy, created in 1940. The brigadeiro is made from condensed milk, cocoa powder, butter and chocolate sprinkles to cover the outside layer. Ingredients 2 (14-ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons heavy cream 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 2 teaspoons…

Fiji – Attractions

Fiji, a country in the South Pacific, is an archipelago of more than 300 islands. It’s famed for rugged landscapes, palm-lined beaches and coral reefs with clear lagoons. Its major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, contain most of the population. Viti Levu is home to the capital, Suva, a port city with British colonial…

Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

“In a blaze of luminous glory that marks the new Lunar New Year, 100,000 to 200,000 sky lanterns emblazon a full moonlit sky.” While Chinese New Year tends to get all the attention, one of the more subtle and beguiling celebratory days in the Chinese calendar is the annual Sky Lantern Festival. In a blaze…

Fort Lauderdale Major 2017

The City Fort Lauderdale is a coastal city on the Atlantic Ocean in the US state of Florida. It is known as the “Venice of America” due to its expansive canal system. Situated in Broward County in South Florida, the city’s population is over 170,000. The city is most famous for its beaches and boats,…

10 Most Strangest Plants In The World

Hydnellum Peckii Hydnellum peckii is a special type of fungi that produce blood or juice like fluid on its surface. This plant is also known as ‘bleeding tooth fungus’. It is the Scarlet pigment causes blood like the color on the fluid of this plant. This strange plant mainly found across North America and Europe.…

Mashco – Piro tribe

The Mashco-Piro or Mascho Piro, also known as the Cujareño people and Nomole, are an indigenous tribe of nomadic hunter-gatherers who inhabit the remote regions of the Amazon rainforest. They live in Manú National Park in the Madre de Dios Region in Peru. They have in the past actively avoided contact with non-native peoples. In…

Caribbean cuisine – Jerk

Jerk is a style of cooking native to Jamaica in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a very hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice. Ingredients 6 whole Scotch bonnet peppers (see note above) 6 scallions, roughly chopped 1 (2-inch) knob fresh ginger, roughly chopped 6 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons freshly picked thyme…