plant-based cooking class in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian Flavors

In this bestselling, 5-star rated cooking class JujuJuju introduces you to the vibrant world of Brazilian flavors and ingredients. Through some of its best known and most loved recipes you will discover the melange of cultures that formed today Brazil and the origins back to the very beginning. You will touch everything from history, through botany up to medicine and health. Naturally 100% whole-food, plant-based.

Amazing Brazil

How did it start?

I came to Brazil to live here. I didn’t know it before, but once I walked through Rio de Janeiro I instantly felt that I was at home.

Much has changed since then. Brazil is not always an easy place to live, especially as a northern European. But one thing that has only deepened my love for this part of the world is its foods and flavors. The luscious nature provides the foody with amazing produce and tropical fruits. The culture is rich in traditions from all around the world.

During the last years I had the opportunity to travel around Brazil from North to South and East to West. I learned about Indigenous cooking techniques in the Amazon and traditions of Italian and German immigrants in Espirito Santo. I ate tropical foods from the Atlantic Coast and cowboy style dishes in the backlands of the northeast. Finally I learned about the African slaves and their influences on the culture, arts, music and, off course cuisine in the beautiful states of Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo. and off course, Bahia.

God is a Brazilian

Powerful mix of Indigenous, African and Portuguese cuisine

When I first arrived in Brazil I was overwhelmed by all the new flavors. Unfortunately many of them are not vegan or even vegetarian friendly. But as I am very solution oriented I started looking for plant-based alternatives and experimenting with Brazilian ingredients and recipes. What came out of it was a huge selection of vegan-friendly recipes inspired by the roots of Brazilian cuisine. Join me in this unique journey around the regions of Brazil!


What People are Saying


“Juliane’s cooking class was exceptional! She has done a lot of research previously and really cares about where her ingredients comes from, which is awesome to learn from. She has beautiful energy to her, so positive. The food we made was delicious and completely different from what I have ever tasted with cacao previously. Would love to do another class with her again!”


“A special activity”

“After my trip through South America I wanted to let it end with a special activity. And this is was this cacao cooking class with Julianne definitely was! I felt welcomed from the first second on. The class was perfect, since I have learnt more about cacao and the recipes we cooked were just delicious! If you like chocolate and are looking for a nice and special evening, definitely book this activity!”


“Absolutely must!”

“AMAZING!!! This class was truly enjoyable from start to finish. Juliane knows a lot about food and brings her expert knowledge into all aspects of the class, I definitely learnt a lot! It was hands on, and we made soo much delicious food, 100% the best food we’ve eaten on our trip to Rio so far. Great people to cook with, and we did it all with 1 (or 2) caipirihnas in hand. You absolutely must take this class if you’re in Rio, it’s not to be missed!”



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I ❤️ Cacao

Have you ever tried the meat of a fresh cacao-bean? Have you ever used pure cacao in a savory dish? If not you should take this opportunity.


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Wish you lots of fun and success with Brazilian Flavors. See you soon!