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Famous Brazilian “Pão de Queijo” (Gluten-Free Cheese Puff Bread) -Light Recipe

Pão de queijo is eaten as a snack (or even as part of breakfast) throughout Brazil. These little “cheese puff breads” are also served alongside bread in certain restaurants (especially the “churrascarias” – Brazilian barbeque restaurants). Originally from the region of … Continue reading

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Brazilian Moqueca

Many Brazilian dishes have influences from Portuguese, West African and Native Brazilian cultures. Moqueca is a fish stew (dating back to the 1500s) with two variations: from Bahia (state in the northeast region of Brazil) known as “moqueca baiana” with … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake… Brazilian style

Brazilian carrot cake – or bolo de cenoura- is delicious and simple to make. It’s a very popular cake in Brazil among children and adults. Some carrot cakes (mainly in the US and the UK) are often made with grated … Continue reading

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