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Brazilian and American Culture Feijoada is one of the most well-known and popular typical dishes of Brazilian cuisine. Composed basically of black beans, various portions of pork, sausage, and vegetables and a savory corn flour on the side, it is commonly referred to as a culinary creation of enslaved Africans who came to Brazil. However, the spread of the idea of feijoada as a national dish would be a consequence of the modernists' actions to build a Brazilian national identity. Feijoada would be one of the signs of “Brazilianness”, characterized by the theme of a large party event with food, drink and dancing. It represents a moment of meetings friends and family, parties and relaxation. Overall, eating is also a social act and the food reveals the habits and identity of the people of each region and I believe this makes the Brazilian culture very salient when it comes to feijoada . Brazilian hospitality is not just the tourist activity of hosting travelers, or the commercial relationship of offering shelter, food in exchange for payment. There is more than that for Brazilians. It is

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