Dessert

Guilty-free Carrot Cake

Gluten-free as well. Brazilian carrot cake is slightly different from its New Zealander counterpart. Instead of the white frosting, we make chocolate frosting instead. Due to a friend's visit today, whom I know has a high gluten intolerance, I decided to make a gluten-free Brazilian style carrot cake for her. We hadn't seen each other… Continue reading Guilty-free Carrot Cake

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Keeping your culture alive through cooking…

... And some partying.  Celebrating Brazil's famous June and July Festivities (Festas Junina e Julhina) Being Homesick has gotten harder in the past two years. It's probably because I haven't seen my Family for that exact amount of time. Winter also doesn't help much when it's all grey and rainy, like many days in NZ winter are. So, in… Continue reading Keeping your culture alive through cooking…