Kitchen Measurement Conversion Chart
Kitchen Tricks

Kitchen Measurement Conversion Chart

Measuring properly is the key to the success of each recipe. Today we see how to correctly measure all our ingredients. Today’s post is all about cups, grams, and ounces. These are some of the most common methods to measure ingredients in the kitchen. Measuring your ingredients correctly, ensures your baked goods to come out […]

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Easy Tangerine Cake
Dessert

Easy Tangerine Cake

This tangerine cake is mixed in a blender. Using all the fruit to make it, you are left with a cake bursting with tangerine flavor. {recipe updated from May 17th, 2012} It is a citrus season in Paraguay. Our trees are loaded with fruits. Tangerines, lemons, and oranges are ready to be picked. And our […]

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fotos de comida
Kitchen Tricks

Tasty Words 2

Discover, Learn and Play with Tasty Words 2! A few months ago I downloaded Tasty Words on my phone. The first version. And today we are presenting you with Tasty Words 2! It’s been a fun game, not an easy one 😬, but it has helped me learn different cooking terminologies while having fun. Not […]

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Passion Fruit Tres Leches Cake
Dessert

Passion Fruit Tres Leches Cake

Tres leches cake or three kinds of milk cake with a tropical twist. A delicious sponge cake soaked in milk and topped with meringue. In May we celebrate Mother’s Day. For many, it’s a day of celebration and for others, it’s a hard day but maybe with beautiful memories. In recent years I haven’t had […]

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Delicious Cakes and Cupcakes for Mother's Day
Dessert

Delicious Cakes and Cupcakes for Mother’s Day

A collection of amazing cakes and cupcakes to serve your mom this year. As we get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day, I always joke around saying that I need 3 presents. One, because I’m Bolivian (May 27th). Two, because my kids were born in Paraguay (May 15th) and the third present, because my boys hold […]

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Chilean Floating Islands (Leche Nevada)
Dessert

Chilean Floating Islands (Leche Nevada)

Leche Nevada or Chilean floating islands is a custard base dessert, topped with meringues and a touch of cinnamon. This is the second recipe I chose from the suggestions you guys left a few weeks ago on Chipa by the Dozen Facebook’s page. Today’s recipe is Raquel’s request. Leche nevada. A dessert her mom would […]

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Brazilian Farofa for Feijoada
Savory

Brazilian Farofa for Feijoada

Farofa is a traditional side dish of Brazilian cuisine whose main ingredient is cassava flour. Have you ever been to a Brazilian churrasquería? I know they are becoming more popular outside South America. The main attraction of a churrasquería is the meat. Delicious and amazing meat (drooling already 😋) But if you venture out and […]

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Homemade Apple and Date Chutney
Jam | Savory

Homemade Apple and Date Chutney

Tangy and sweet. Chutney is a spicy condiment made with fruits or vegetables. Chutney is becoming more popular here in Paraguay. I think a lot of people are still not sure what to do with it. The more adventures ones use it to prepare pork dishes or to accompany with chicken. I tried chutney for […]

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Chipa 4 Quesos (Paraguayan Gluten-Free Bread)
Bread | Breakfast

Chipa 4 Quesos (Paraguayan Gluten-Free Bread)

Chipa cuatro quesos (four cheese chipa) is a Paraguayan bread made with cassava starch which is naturally gluten-free. {this recipe was first posted on Curious Cuisiniere} Easter is just around the corner. People are starting to make plans for the long holiday coming up. The ones in the big cities plan to visit relatives in […]

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Swedish Semla Bun
Bread | Dessert

Swedish Semla Bun

Semla bun is a Swedish bun flavored with cardamom; filled with marzipan and whipped cream, and dusted with some icing sugar. A few weeks ago I asked you on Facebook to share some of your favorite recipes from your country, so I can make them and post them here on the blog. Today’s recipe is […]

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how to make chipa - ingredients
Bread

How to Make Chipa – Ingredients

Learn about the main ingredients for making Paraguayan chipa. Ingredients that you can use whether you’re in Paraguay or in another country and get the same delicious chipa you can find in any Paraguayan street. {updated post} We are just a few weeks away from Easter. Here in Paraguay, it is very common for people […]

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