Brazilian Farofa for Feijoada
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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
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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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Bolivian Peanut Soup
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Bolivian Peanut Soup

Peanut soup is a very special dish for Bolivians. Very easy to vary with different ingredients and full of flavor. It is said that Che Guevara’s last meal was a bowl of peanut soup made by a teacher named Ninfa Arteaga when he was a prisoner in La Higuera. Shortly after she brought him the […]

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Mango salad with spicy mango dressingMango salad with spicy mango dressing
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Mango Salad with Spicy Mango Dressing

This salad has a lot going on. Sweet, crunchy and a touch of spicy. Great salad for this summer. After 6 years of blogging, this is my first salad recipe. It’s never too late to start, right? I’m not really into vegetables. I eat them, but they are not my favorites. I try to serve […]

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Poroto negro y arroz / Black beans and rice

  Éste plato lo aprendí de mi marido. Cuando él era soltero hacía una olla grande de porotos y los comía toda la semana. No recuerdo todo lo que él ponía, así que ésta es la forma que hago yo. Es una receta muy fácil de hacer, lleva pocos ingredientes y las cantidades se pueden […]

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