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Guava Paste (Goiabada)

Goiabada is a signature Brazilian guava paste. Goiabada is extremely popular in Brazilian cuisine because of its unique Guava flavor that is perfect for combining in many Brazilian desserts. Great for spreading on toasted bread or just about anything. It can be bought in many stores throughout Brazil but here is a simple and easy way to make the homemade version.
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Chicken Salad (Salpicão)

Salpicão is a very traditional and signature Brazilian Chicken salad which combines delicious shredded chicken breast mixed with lime juice, apples, raisins and mayo. Salpicão is a wonderful richly flavored salad that will fill you up whenever you are most hungry. Great when serving between two pieces of toasted bread, it is quite simple to make and is perfect for serving with some guests during lunch time.
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Cattleman’s Beans (Feijão Tropeiro)

Feijão Tropeiro, or Cattleman’s Beans, is a traditional dish from the region of Minas Gerais in Brazil. Feijão Tropeiro combines dried beans sautéed with typical Brazilian ingredients like cassava flour, scallions, eggs, and bacon. This makes for a hearty and delicious signature Brazilian dish that is absolutely packed with flavor. This is not a dish that will leave you hungry wanting more, and is perfect for serving with guests.
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