Within the early 1940s, Dona Flor, a seductive culinary instructor in Salvador, is married to Vadinho, who solely desires to learn about playing and playing within the metropolis’s nightclubs. The lifetime of abuses and sleepless nights finally ends up entailing his early demise, leaving Dona Flor widow. Quickly she marries once more, with the quiet and peaceable pharmacist of town, Dr. Teodoro. The homesickness of the previous husband who, regardless of the defects was an incredible lover, find yourself inflicting him to return in spirit, seen solely by the widow. This leaves her doubtful as to what to do with the 2 husbands who start to share her mattress.