Here is a great article on Brazlian food and drink….I’m so hungry.
Time: 8 minutes
2 limes, each cut lengthwise into eighths
4 tablespoons superfine sugar
8 ounces cachaça.
1. Place four lime pieces in a 9-ounce rocks glass, and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. With a wooden spoon, muddle lime and sugar for about 30 seconds to release oils in lime skin; do not crush lime.
2. Fill the glass with ice cubes, and add 2 ounces cachaça. Cover with the lid of a cocktail shaker, and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Serve in the same glass. Repeat to make four drinks.
Yield: 4 drinks.