Fresh tuna is marinated in a pepper-garlic-vinegar mixture, sauteed with onions, then stuffed into a sweet potato-cornmeal pastry and fried. Delicious.
Cherie Hamilton is the author of Cuisine of Portuguese Encounters and Brazil: A Culinary Journey. Hamilton’s specific culinary interests began when collecting recipes in Brazil, and she soon became fascinated by the Portuguese, Native Indian, and African influences on Brazilian cuisine. She also holds a dual degree in Cultural Anthropology and Business Administration.