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Brazilian Coconut Kisses (Beijinhos de Coco)

 Ah, beijinhos de coco… I mean, Brazilian Coconut Kisses… They taste like childhood — so sweet!!! Make these five-ingredient, quick coconut fudge balls — especially if you have children or grandchildren who are fans of the movie FROZEN. Brazilian coconut kisses (beijinhos de coco — also known simply as beijinhos or branquinhos) are traditionally made from […]

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Triple Brigadeiro Cheesecake Tart

Triple Brigadeiro Cheesecake Tart

Is it a bird?  Is it a plane? No, it’s better… much better… It’s the BEAST: A triple brigadeiro cheesecake tart to celebrate an ultimate cheesecake day!  As you can imagine, my smile is even larger than my hips. Our triple brigadeiro cheesecake tart is a fusion dessert, inspired by the popular Brazilian brigadeiro fudge balls […]

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Gaucho-Style Flatbread

Gaucho-Style Flatbread for #KikkomanSabor

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. The opinions expressed herein are from the author. Gaúcho-Style Flatbread or “Grilled” Skirt Steak (fraldinha) with Chimichurri Sauce Flatbread is our ultimate creation… a dish proudly prepared using Kikkoman Soy Sauce as a marinade, natural browning ‘agent’, and flavor booster.  It […]

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Coxinha de Frango ou Coxinha de Galinha (Brazilian Chicken Fritters)

Coxinha de Frango (Chicken Fritters) and Rioja Wine: A Match Made in Heaven!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, brought to you by RIOJA WINE in collaboration with Honest Cooking (#matchmadeinheaven).  The opinions herein are from the author.  Have you ever heard about, or perhaps even gotten a chance to experience, a coxinha? “Hum? Come again!!!” Coxinha – a “little drumstick” that is actually a fritter molded into a shape resembling […]

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Prestígio Cheesecake Bars -- Three-Layer Chocolate-Coconut Bars

Prestígio Cheesecake Bars

Ah, Prestígio Cheesecake Bars…  A bottom layer of dark and fudgy chocolate brownie, contrasting with the second layer of mildly sweet, creamy coconut cheesecake, and the third layer of bittersweet, smooth chocolate frosting… This is our contribution for the Chocolate Party this month – hosted by Roxana’s Home Baking!!!  Our secret ingredient? Heavy cream! If you […]

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Chocolate Popcorn with Sweetened Condensed Milk Drizzle (pipoca de chocolate)

Quick Chocolate Popcorn with Condensed Milk Drizzle (Pipoca de Chocolate)

The Fourth of July, America’s Independence Day, is just around the corner.  Last year we celebrated with a refreshing, patriotic Chocolate Pudding Ice Cream Pie.   But this year we will be celebrating the date with none other than a fun, Quick Chocolate Popcorn with Condensed Milk Drizzle and M&M’s (Pipoca de Chocolate com Leite Condensado e M&M’s)…  […]

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