Carnival foods: Rio Carnival, Brazil

Carnivals are celebration of life, within the society of a particular place or group of peoples. In fact most of the carnivals are annual or seasonal in nature, but has the year long effect on culture, art, economy and sociology. And, religion, tradition, spirituality, cultural root and humanity play a major role behind the carnivals. But one thing that we often neglect to give focus, is – food. Rather to say, Carnival foods.
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TEA

Tea is a popular, non-alcoholic, simulative beverage. It is prepared from leaves of the plant –“Camellia Sinensis”. Camellia Sinensis is an evergreen plant, which grows mainly in tropical climates. It needs minimum 127 cm of rainfall but water should not stag in the field. Tea plant needs acidic soil. Tea plants are pruned, so that more buds and leaves are grown. These buds along with two leaves attached are collected for further processing of…