International Dishes to Serve at Your Rio Olympic Party

It only happens once every four years, which is why the Olympic games is the talk of the summer when it rolls around. This year the U.S.A is expected to bring home several medals, and is the favorite to win the gold in many different sports. Several countries will be participating in the event, making it a special event for the most exciting international sporting games! If you are hosting a viewing party and get together with friends, here are some tips for delicious dishes to whip up in your 360 State Street apartment.

Appetizers: Kick off your Olympic party with some Brazilian traditional appetizers! This recipe for Brazilian Cheese Bread can be cooked in under an hour and is easy to make in high numbers if you plan on hosting a lot of people. Here are some more appetizers you can serve!

Brazilian Grilled Pineapple    Russian Kulich    Traditional Guacamole        


Main dishes: Serve main dishes highlighting the culture of Brazil where the games are taking place, and others from the different countries competing. Brazilian Black Bean Stew is just one of several options you can choose to whip up in your 360 State Street kitchen! This traditional meal is easy and fun to make and will set the feel for watching the Rio games. Here are a few dishes you can serve highlight the top teams.

Russian Potatoes in Buttermilk      Salmon with Mango Salsa   

Spiced Indian Grilled Chicken        Fish and Chips


Drinks: Just like it is important for the competing athletes to hydrate, drinks are important when throwing your Olympic party. Here are a couple of ideas to get creative instead of serving water and a traditional party punch. Brazilian Lemonade is a simple lemonade recipe is easy to make. By adding in the flavor of lime, you can create a great pairing to all the international dishes served! Here are some more drink ideas.

Russian Toast             Caipirinha  Passion Fruit Summer Drink
Make sure to look at the Olympic Schedule to see what times the games will be on through live stream and broadcast. You can also find out all the different options for watching the games.