Amazon Taste

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 12 - Maniva

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Chef Thiago Castanho travels to Santo Antônio do Tauá to learn about the ground manioc leaf called maniva, the main ingredient in a dish of indigenous origin, maniçoba.

Season 1, Episode 11 - Pirarucu

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One of the largest freshwater fish in Brazil, the remarkable flavour of the Pirarucu makes it one of the most consumed ingredients in the north. Chef Thiago Castanho travels to Santarém in search of this giant.

Season 1, Episode 10 - Tucupi

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Extracted from the cassava root and used in many Amazonian recipes, the Tucupi will take chef Thiago Castanho to the community of Espírito Santo do Itá, in Santa Izabel do Pará.

Season 1, Episode 9 - Tambaqui

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Thiago Castanho visits Manaus to learn about and taste the Tambaqui, one of the most appreciated fish in the Amazon due to its fat, tender meat.

Season 1, Episode 8 - Tucuma

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Thiago heads to Manaus, capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas. For the inhabitants of Manaus, Tucumã is a fruit that is part of their routine from breakfast to dinner.

Season 1, Episode 7 - Oyster

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Thiago Castanho travels to the Pereru de Fátima community to learn more about the oysters of the 'São de Caetano de Odivelas' village and the oyster harvesting process.

Season 1, Episode 6 - Acai

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Thiago Castanho travels to the Tacajós Community and talks to harvesters to discover the origin of the delicious purple fruit from the palm tree that became known worldwide - the açaí.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Cheese

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Besides the beautiful landscapes, the Marajó archipelago is also known for making cheese from buffalo milk. Chef Thiago Castanho travels to Marajó Island to experience this 200-year-old tradition.

Season 1, Episode 4 - Crab

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In Bragança, crab is one of the most appreciated ingredients in the local cuisine. In the mangroves, Thiago Castanho learns about the extraction of the crabs and its importance in the region's economy and ecosystem.

Season 1, Episode 3 - Cupuacu

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Thiago Castanho goes to the city of Tomé-Açú, one of the oldest Japanese communities in the Amazon. There the cupuaçu plantation unites the Japanese and Brazilian culture with the production of one of the most used fruits in the region's cuisine.