Hi! Ready for another free Portuguese lesson? Today we are going to learn all about the herbs and spices in Portuguese. Our focus today will be the spices in Brazil, and what the usual Brazilian use to cook our typical food! Can you say saffron in Portuguese? Do you know how we refer to the Brazilian black pepper? You’ll learn today!
About Herbs and Spices in Portuguese
Seasonings are very important when it comes to cooking, right? They give a special flavor to our food! So, let’s learn how to say the herbs and spices in Portuguese with this Dica. And tell us, what’s your favorite spice? Some names that you’ll learn today are not only herbs and spices, we’ll learn some vegetables to season food too, as they are often used to add flavor, we are going to group them in with the spices in Portuguese, okay?
Some Spices in Portuguese!
Let’s Look at the Whole List!
|Açafrão||Turmeric (can be saffron but this is unusual)|
|Cebolinha||Chives / Spring onions / Green onions|
|Cheiro Verde||Parsley and Green Onions|
|Pimenta Calabresa||Dried chili pepper|
|Pimenta do Reino||Brazilian black pepper|
Pronunciation of Spices in Brazil
Come study with us and we’ll take you to a farmers’ market to learn all of this immersion style!
Exercise About Spices in Portuguese
Practice a little bit more the herbs and spices and vegetables that you learned in our video:
Want to learn more about Brazilian food? Have a Portuguese Online Classes with us and we’ll teach you how to make some! 😉
Extra question: Do you know which one of these herbs or spices is very important to make our famous Brazilian beans? And do you remember how to say turmeric in Portuguese?
That’s it! See you soon in the next Dica!
The spice very important to make beans is Louro! And saffron in Portuguese is Açafrão.