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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Cheese Waffles (Gluten-Free)
Bread | Breakfast

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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Pan de Arroz (Bolivian Gluten-Free Bread)
Bolivian food | Bread | Breakfast

Pan de Arroz (Bolivian Gluten-Free Bread)

This pan de arroz (rice bread) is made with rice flour and mashed cassava. Cheesy and naturally gluten-free. Bolivian food is so diverse. Each department/state has dishes with flavors and ingredients unique to their location. I am from Santa Cruz, a department where the land is fertile, hot and has delicious food.  Cassava/yuca is a […]

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Baked Cuñapé (Bolivian Bread)
Bolivian food | Bread

Baked Cuñapé (Bolivian Bread)

Cuñapé is a Bolivian bread with lots of cheese and it’s gluten-free. With a firm crust and a chewy crumb, you’re going to love it! Oh! afternoon tea! Growing up in Bolivia we had a custom of having tea/coffee at around 3 or 4 in the afternoon. If you are a guest, your hostess would […]

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How to Make Homemade Marshmallows
Dessert

How to Make Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows are made with gelatine and a simple syrup. They are fluffy, melt in your mouth little treats. Marshmallows are sweet, spongy desserts. In Bolivia, we have something very similar, so these marshmallows bring a lot of childhood memories. It was sold at the bus terminal next to a bunch of other amazing treats. […]

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Chipa almidón (Paraguayan gluten-free bread)
Bread | Breakfast

Chipa Almidón (Paraguayan Gluten-Free Bread)

Chipa almidón. The most popular chipa in Paraguay. They are found in the streets, most commonly in the shape of a donut. Fourth and last recipe for chipas! I hope you have enjoyed these Paraguayan recipes. Chipa almidón is what you find in the streets. The one you buy after school, when you travel by […]

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Orange chipa (gluten-free cheesy bread)
Bread | Breakfast

Orange Chipa (Gluten-Free Cheesy Bread)

Cheesy orange chipa. Made with cassava flour, this gluten-free bread has a crispy crust and a hint of orange. Welcome to our third chipa recipe! Chipa is a bread made with cassava flour, cheese, eggs and a pinch of anise seeds. Generally made in the form of a donut. With a firm crust and a […]

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Chipa pirú (sin gluten) chipa paraguaya
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Chipa Pirú (Crunchy Gluten-Free Bread)

Chipa pirú, or thin chipa, it’s a crunchy – cheesy Paraguayan bread/cracker. These Paraguayan donut shaped crackers or chipa pirú are very easily found in supermarkets. They come packaged in a way that is comfortable to carry in your suitcase to take to those who miss Paraguay. Something I make sure to bring when I […]

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