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Wood Fired Olympics

The Olympics are going to be taking over our TV screens for the next two and a half weeks and what better way to celebrate this exciting event than with a wood fired party? It’s Brazil’s turn to host, so we’ve put together some tasty Brazilian recipes, ideas for decorating your outdoor eating area and a tasty punch.

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Delicious wood fired food is bound to please your guests- you could even start things off by making a hearty stew. Our Wood Fired Feijoada is full of classic Brazilian flavours and really does pack a punch. Serve it with some fluffy, white rice and a dollop of sour cream.

For some easy-peasy nibbles why not give our Wood Fired Pão De Queijo a go? Otherwise known as Brazilian cheese bread; these are light, fluffy and great as a snack whilst you watch your favourite Olympic sports.

To finish we’ve got a delicious Wood Fired Brazilian Flan. This is a recipe that needs a bit of preparation and should be made the night before your gathering. It’s a classic Brazilian dessert and is likely to be a hit with everyone!

Olympic Décor 
In South America they love their bright and vibrant colours, so bring some into your outdoor eating area.

You can easily do this by hanging colourful ribbons from trees and fences, using bright cushions in your seating area or planting a few vibrant flowers. Bring even more colour by creating bright lighting- think colourful candles or fun string lights and make sure you tell all of your guests the dress code is bright and colourful. For even more inspiration, head to our ‘Wood Fired Olympics Party’ board on our Pinterest.

Olympic Drinks
You’ll need a delicious, refreshing drink to wash down all that tasty Brazilian food. So, get yourself a large drinks dispenser and fill it up with our summer punch recipe.

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  • 5l exotic juice drink
  • 900ml orange juice
  • 300ml pineapple juice
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1 orange, cut into wedges
  • 150g strawberries, halved
  • 150g blueberries
  • Large handful of mint

Firstly, mix together your juices with your lemon and orange slices. Cover with cling film and refrigerate until you are ready to serve. You can then add your mint, ice, blueberries and strawberries.

Transfer into your dispenser with a ladle so that your guests can help themselves. Arrange jam jars with colourful straws and umbrellas if you really want to keep in with your theme.

We hope you are as excited for the Olympics as we are and that this blog post has given you the inspiration to throw your own themed wood fired get-together. Remember to tag us in any photos or send them to us at we love seeing them!

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