After a trip to São Gabriel da Cachoeira, in the state of Amazonas, Mara, together with dona Brazi, Baré tribe member and a great local cook, prepared a menu with black tucupi, ants and other typical ingredients from this region that lies on the frontier between Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.
The event surprised São Paulo’s gastronomy elite present.
Launch of the Book and Dinner Dona Brazi – 2013
Dona Brazi launched her book Cozinha Tradicional Amazônica (“Traditional cuisine from
the Amazon”) at Tordesilhas. After
the launch, a great dinner prepared by Mara and dona Brazi
was served to journalists, chefs and enthusiasts interested in the gastronomy
of that particular region of Amazonas (area of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas state).