Dishes from Marajó Island

by0| PUBLISHED Jun 1, 2012 8:00 AM
Dishes from Marajó Island
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Brazil's Marajó Island—the largest surrounded by freshwater anywhere in the world—has a cuisine that's elemental, ingredient-focused, and intense, with kaleidoscopic flavors unlike any of the country's other regional cuisines. From camusclim, a layered dish of pasta, shrimp, béchamel sauce, and cheese, to sombremesa de banana com queijo, a luscious banana dessert drenched in sweetened condensed milk, these are some of the standout dishes of the region. Read more about Marajó Island »