Pato no Tucupi – Brazilian Dish – 2005
Brazil issued astamp on Pato no Tucupi 15 Jun 2005 under the theme Brazil Year in France. It is 0.80 Real Brazilian Stamp and 1,800,000 stamps were printed.
Pato no Tucupi is a typical speciality dish from Belem (Para State), consisting of a duck stewed in alfavaca (wild Amazonian basil), tomatoes & onions. The duck is then roasted and stewed with tucupi (yellow juice extracted from cassava) and jambu (a leafy plant).
The dish is typically served with rice and consumed mostly during Cirio de Nazare festivities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDU8mZ8hBOM