How to Make Donuts from Scratch
Bread | Dessert

How to Make Donuts from Scratch

Donuts, food from heaven. These donuts are light, melt in your mouth goodness. Perfect for … hmm, all the time? I think so. {updated post from June 25, 2016} This post is going to be a bit long since I have a lot to tell you about how to make perfect donuts at home. Not […]

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Chipa 4 Quesos (Paraguayan Gluten-Free Bread)
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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
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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
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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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Moist Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake
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Moist Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake

{edited post from May, 2014} This vanilla coffee cake is tender and moist, with a delicious gooey cinnamon swirl in the middle. I have been making this cinnamon coffee cake for more than 10 years now, and every time I serve it, everybody asks for the recipe. So, get ready to share the recipe before […]

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Cheese Waffles (Gluten-Free)
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Cheese Waffles (Gluten-Free)

Crispy, chewy, cheesy waffles made with cassava flour which is naturally gluten-free. If you’ve been browsing around this blog, you’ve seen lots of recipes made with cassava root, or cassava flour. Cassava is a root with a thick, brown skin. Inside has a white fibrous white flesh. Cassava is grown all over South America and […]

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Easy Cinnamon Rolls (No Yeast)
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Easy Cinnamon Rolls (No Yeast)

These cinnamon rolls are ready in less than 40 minutes! No, they are not like cinnamon rolls made with yeast. But they are delicious nonetheless! A few years ago while visiting a friend who lived in the countryside, she served us these easy cinnamon rolls. She said that because they lived far from supermarkets, and […]

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Fluffy Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
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Fluffy Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

{updated recipe. May, 2016} These pumpkin cinnamon rolls are super fluffy and they just melt in your mouth. Hard to stop at one. Cinnamon rolls are made with a yeast dough, which is rolled out and smeared with a good amount of butter. A mixture of sugar and cinnamon is spread over it. The dough […]

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Easy Raspberry Lemon Bread
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Easy Raspberry Lemon Bread

{recipe updated from August 2015} This Raspberry Lemon Bread is so easy to make. Crispy edges, and very moist inside. Every bite with a delicious berry. We have so many raspberry bushes at the moment, and they are bursting with fruits. Berries are not very common here in Paraguay, so it is a joy to […]

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Bolivian Cheese Empanadas
Bolivian food | Bread

Bolivian Cheese Empanadas

These cheese empanadas are perfect as snacks or appetizer. Savory and with a hint of sweetness from the icing sugar. These Bolivian Cheese Empanadas have a nice thin, crispy crust. As you cook them, they puff, leaving a cheesy center.  Right before serving, sprinkle them with some icing sugar.  All those flavors and textures are […]

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