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How To: Make quindim a Brazilian dessert

Quindim is a typical Brazilian Dessert made with eggs, coconut and lots of sugar. The dish was probably a Brazilian born adaptation of a Portuguese sweet, mixed with heavy African influences. In the African Banto language, Quindim means "Girlish Charms". This recipe is so easy I've asked my 7-year-old daughter to prepare it for you.

How To: Use romantic phrases in Brazilian Portuguese

In this tutorial, we learn how to use romantic phrases in Brazilian Portuguese. These are common phrases that anyone can learn, and can help you in everyday Brazilian Portuguese speech. When you are wanting to compliment someone or tell them something romantic, you can say a number of different things. The word "lu" is another word for love, so you could use this my saying "mi lu, linda" which would be "my love, Linda". To say "you are very pretty/cute" you would say "voce e muito linda". To ...

How To: Pronounce consonants in Brazilian Portuguese

In this tutorial, we learn how to pronounce consonants in Brazilian Portuguese. When you are learning how to speak Brazilian Portuguese but are a native English speaker, it's going to be easiest to learn if you slowly speak the different consonants. If you learn how the new language relates to English, you will be able to easily speak them without too much difficulty. Learn different words that have the consonants in them, so you can hear the difference between different words and how the let...

How To: Use vowels and diphthongs in Brazilian Portuguese

In this tutorial, we learn how to use vowels and diphthongs in Brazilian Portuguese. When first learning this language, you will want to become comfortable with different words and syllables. When you learn these, you will be able to better learn how to say different vowels and pauses in words. There are some words that have two consecutive vowels in them. Examples of these are: cadeira, saudade, joia, gloria, agua, sueca, and more. Not all of these words are diphthongs. You will need to lear...

How To: Pronounce consonants in Brazilian Portuguese

In this tutorial, we learn how to pronounce consonants in Brazilian Portuguese. "S" has several pronunciations and sounds the same as English when it's used at the beginning of a word. Using "s" between two vowels makes it sound like a "v". At the very end of a word, it either sounds like an "s" or "sh" sound. Sometimes words with "s" come before other sounds, if the "s" at the end of the word comes before a voiceless consonant, it's going to have an "s" sound. Using these tips and hearing th...

How To: Understand verb conjugations in Brazilian Portuguese

In this video, we learn how to understand verb conjugations in Brazilian Portuguese. Learning how and why verbs change tenses is very important when you learn to speak this language. Verb tenses and changes tell what state the verb is in to help you better understand it in a conversation. When saying "ar" this will be the ending of a word that reflects what tense you are using. To replace, you can also use "er" and "ir". This will also tell who the subject of the sentence is. This will change...

How To: Use the IR power verbs in Brazilian Portuguese

In this video, we learn how to use Power Verbs in Brazilian Portuguese: "IR". When you are using power verbs, you will often use "ir" to help with conjugations. For example, when you are saying "I go/ am going" you would say "eu vou" or if you say "you (do something)/are going" you would say "voce vai". The "ir" will change depending on who you are talking about in your sentence. You will also need to change the end of the power verb that you are using so you can properly use it in a sentence...

How To: Make a spicy Portuguese-style chicken piri piri dinner

Discover one of the many joys of Portugal— chicken piri piri. Once you've tried this tasty chicken dinner, you'll never want to try another recipe! It's a wonderful mixture of spices that coat the chicken, which is cooked in a skillet with a little white wine. That's all there is to it. Some of the spice include chili powder, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and garlic powder. Robin Benzle of Chow Time shows you the secret to this simple Portuguese chicken piri piri dish.

How To: Bake Portuguese custard tarts

Cook up a delicious Portuguese dessert called Pastel de natta, or simply custard tarts. Creamy custard tarts make a simple dessert after any dinner. Watch this how to video and learn how prepare and bake Portuguese custard tarts with UKTV Food's New British Kitchen.

How To: Make Portuguese chicken and rice

Watch this video tutorial to see how to make Portuguese chicken and rice. Not only is this a delicious soul-satisfying one-pot meal but it's also very inexpensive (under $10) and easy to make. Cooking all the ingredients together enables the wonderful garlic and onion flavors to permeate both the chicken and the rice. This is a go-to dish you can make any time.

How To: Knit Portuguese style

In this tutorial, Andrea Wong teaches us how to knit Portuguese style. This is one of the oldest ways of knitting that started in the Middle East. The holding of the needles are the same but the working yarn should come from the left needle. The yarn should be placed around the neck for your tension or through a pin on the shirt. Next, the yarn should go through the middle finger on the left hand. Then, sit in a comfortable position while you insert the right hand needle under the yarn. Then,...

How To: Enjoy (Cansei de Ser Sexy's) São Paulo, Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil, one of the largest cities in the world with 18 million inhabitants, is known as much for its traffic and pollution as for its culture and music. Equally dense and sprawling, São Paulo can be daunting for first time visitors. Follow Luiza Sá, the guitarist of São Paulo electro-pop stars CSS, or Cansei de Ser Sexy, as she takes us on a tour of the group's hometown in this video. Learn the foodie hotspots, the places with the best caipirinhas, and the unmarked, uber-hip boutiq...

How To: Win friends & influence people

Gaining friendships and influencing people to live is what life is about. In this summary of Dale Carnegie's work, you will learn exactly how to win people over and share your influence onto anyone. You can get the free ebook PDF of his revolutionary and successful book "How to Win Friends and Influence People" here. It's a great read, and you'll learn how to be successful with the right attitude.

How To: Do a Macaco parkour, Capoeira or freerunning trick

Epic from TRICKset breaks down how to do a Macaco... Portuguese for monkey, this was made famous in Capoeira! This is a super cool trick for flat land gymnastics. He talks about the preparation you need to undertake before trying it out. He shows the step by step from the squat to the hand position and the Macaco execution. Capoeira is a form of martial arts and dance that originated in Brasil.

How To: Teach your dog to do the Bo Obama fist bump

In honor of the Obamas' new furry friend and as a remembrance of the fist bump heard 'round the world, a dog behaviorist shows you how to train your dog to do the fist bump. This is a perfect pet trick for any dog, Portuguese Water Dog or otherwise. Bo Obama is the most acrobatic of all First Dog histories.

How To: Make pasta quatro fromage

Learn how to make pasta quatro fromage, a great Portuguese sauce. This rich and creamy pasta sauce is made with four cheeses... pasta quatro fromage. To cook this pasta quatro fromage sauce, you'll need tube pasta, butter, flour, roux, vegetable stock, sour cream, gorganzola, mozzarella or fontina, pepper, and parmesan.

How To: Make Brazilian feijoada

Feijoada is a typical Brazilian dish dating back to the time of slavery. A rich black beans stew with pork, dried beef (carne seca) and spicy Portuguese sausages. Feijoada is an ideal dish to prepare for big parties as all the ingredients are just mixed into a large pot. There's no way to go wrong - in fact the longer you boil it for the better it tastes!

How To: Choose a Portuguese Douro

Gary has been talking up Portugal, so in this video 3 VERY highly rated wines step up and get challenged: 2001 Domingos Alves De Sousa Vale Da Raposa Grande Escolha, 2000 Domingos Alves De Sousa Quinta Da Gaviosa, 2004 Lemos And Van Zeller Quinta Vale De Maria Douro Tinto. Check it out then create a challenge of your own!

How To: Create and use influence objects in Maya 7 or later

Learn how to use influence objects in a smooth bind to help ease your blendshape woes...or if you like blendshapes, use them to help get that extra little tweak you always wished you could have. And this guide will show you how. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with application and its workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, ...

How To: Cook chicken à Moda do Alentejo in the oven

This is a tutorial about cooking chicken in a oven Portuguese style,that is chicken a Moda do Alentejo.You require 1 whole chicken cleaned and cut to pieces,1 1/2 kg potatoes sliced,1 large green pepper sliced,crushed chillies or ginger,2 onions with the skin sliced,20 garlic cloves with skin,1 full cup of olive oil,pepper and salt to taste.Pre-heat the oven at 220 deg for 15 mins.Now take the oven tray put the potatoes spread it, on top of it lay the chicken.Put the green pepper,crushed chil...

How To: Apply Frank-N-Furter (Rocky Horror) costume makeup

Everyone remembers the beloved transvestite Frank-n-Furter from the 1975 cult classic, "Rocky Horror Picture Show". Played by the brilliant Tim Curry he will remain an influence on fashion, makeup & hair. "Give yourself over to absolute pleasure," Frank-N-Furter famously said, so why not give yourself a pleasurable makeup makeover? In this makeup tutorial, learn how to apply Frank-n-Furter makeup & hair - perfect for Halloween or any masquerade ball.

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