Breakfast

Homemade Coconut & Tapioca Yogurt

Making homemade yogurt was always quick and easy when I lived in Brazil. Sure, the constant heat helps the bacteria's job. You leave milk sitting out on the kitchen table overnight and you'll have fresh yogurt (or at least a thick layer of curd) the following morning. My parents taught me this easy task of… Continue reading Homemade Coconut & Tapioca Yogurt

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Breakfast

Quinoa Porridge

What can I say? This is probably one of the best finds for me. It's quick, easy and incredibly filling. When I have it for breakfast, I have no need for a mid-morning snack. It's interesting how filling it is, yet it doesn't feel heavy in the stomach. This quinoa porridge has become a regular… Continue reading Quinoa Porridge

Breakfast, Snacks

Brazilian Hominy Cream or Canjica

On a previous post (Keeping your culture alive through cooking) I talked about being a Brazilian expatriate living in New Zealand for six years, and how I use some of my cooking skills to ease homesickness. During the months of June and July, we have these festivities across the country to celebrate some of our… Continue reading Brazilian Hominy Cream or Canjica