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Barbara Zanotelli Rodrigues
Barbara Zanotelli Rodrigues - Former Travel Expert

With Brazilian parents, Barbara has a passion for all things Latin American.

Pinapple and mint juice

Stay cool with a Brazilian favourite, pineapple and mint juice.

  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes
  • Recipe serves: 5

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 18 mint leaves
  • 1 litre water
  • 10 ice cubes
  • sugar to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice the pineapple into chunks
  2. Blend together in a processor with 10 mint leaves
  3. Add water, sugar to taste and 5 ice cubes for 3 minutes.
  4. Put the juice in a jug with the remaining ice cubes and mint.
  5. Chill for 10 minutes before serving.

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    Charlotte's fascination with Latin America began with a family holiday to Belize. She went on to study Spanish in school and at university before spending a year living in Santiago, Chile.

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    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

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    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

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