LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
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for full story :http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/12/05/249014556/whats-for-dinner-try-brazilian
Helvecio Oliveira, the owner of the restaurant, says food from Minas is simple food. The state of Minas is named after its mines.
Historically, it supplied gold to what was then the capital, Rio. Food had to be easy to transport because it was taken on mules for days, Oliveira says. So the cuisine here uses a lot of salted beef and beans.
And its humble beginnings, Oliveira says, gave food from Minas a bad rap. It was looked at as poor people's food.
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