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  1. PAO DE QUEIJO (cheese Rolls) Pão de Queijo means in Portuguese Bread of cheese. However in first days of Pao de Queijo had no cheese in it. Everything started back in the years 1600’s when the slaves of our Minas Gerais state were making Manioc Flour to the rich farmland owners. That was pretty much the time Feijoada was invented as well. But going back to the Pãa de Queijo history, the slaves used to crop manioc (yucca root), peel them off, finely grate them, and soak them in a big wood bowl (gamela) with plenty of water. So they wash and drained this grated manioc, then spread this manioc on
  2. MARIA BONBONS (Brazilian Candy) Serves 60 as Dessert. Easy to make. Even kids can do it!! 3 packages Maria cookies 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk ½ cup seedless raisin 2 c (12 oz pkg) chocolate Morsels 1 T vegetable shortening PREPARE: Grind cookies in a food processor until you get coarse flour. Place ground cookies in a big bowl. Pour condensed milk while mixing with a wood spoon until you get dough. Make small candy balls. Place couple raisins inside the balls while shaping them. Coat candies with chocolate: Line baking sheet with waxed paper. Melt morsels and shortening in s
  3. Pudim (Brazilian Flan) Serves 12 as Dessert. Hello Fellow Brazilian Cookers and Brazilian Lovers. I have a recipe here that took me 2 years to master. Although I am american, People swear that I am 100% Brazilian and I cook better than there Grandmother..lol I want to share my recipe of a Brazilian Flan (Pudim) that is a favorite trditional Dessert in Brasil 2 cans (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 8 eggs 2 T of Vanilla 2 T of Corn Starch 2 c of milk 2 c granulated sugar PREPARE: Using a pan large enough that a Bundt Pan can fit into without sinking. Please 1/4 inch of water into Pan an
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