Polvilho Bakery’s Brazilian Snacks My family lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for about 2 1/2 years when my sisters and I were kids. Our parents worked there, and my sisters and I all went to school and to the beach. We all pretty much had the time of our lives. I have a lot of fond food memories of Brazil, mostly around grilled meat. But one of my all time favorite snacks was polvilho. Flax Seed and Coconut Oil Polvilho Polvilho is a essentially a manioc flour puff. The main
I am supporting Brazil to win the World Cup! Sorry, USA, but that’s just the way I roll. My family lived in Rio de Janeiro when I was a kid, and I never got over the excitement in the entire city when Brazil scored a goal. When they won a game, it was mayhem in the streets. When Argentina lost, the crowds got even louder! So I was thrilled when I got the news that INSIDERS1 had prepared special handmade products to celebrate the World Cup right here in New York! INSIDERS1 Own
Recipe: Broiled Tomatillo Salsa Summary: Deep, flavorful tomatillo salsa Ingredients 4 Tomatillos, husks removed 1 Garlic Clove 1/2 White or Yellow Onion 1 Jalapeño Olive Oil 1 tsp Salt 1/2 Lime 1 tbsp Chopped Cilantro Instructions Turn on broiler. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Coat all ingredients in a bit of oil and spread on foil covered tray. Place tray under the broiler until the tomatillos are blistered, about 10 minutes. You may need to turn them once or twice.
We picked up a loaf of Finnish Ruis Bread from Nordic Breads at the New Amsterdam Market a week ago, and it brought back a flood of memories. I went to junior high school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and one of my best friends was a girl from Denmark. We were friends for a long time before I realized she didn’t grow up in the US because she spoke 100% perfect American English. But I digress. We’d visit her country house on the weekends, and to this day I remember the deliciou