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Fried Cassava (Mandioca Frita)

Fried Cassava, or Mandioca Frita, is a simple and popular Brazilian eat. Cassava is one of the most signature ingredients in Brazilian cuisine. The fried cassava is cooked until golden and crispy, this is a perfect snack for eating whenever, by itself or as a side. It is very easy to make and you only need a few ingredients to make this delicious Brazilian food.
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Brazilian Carrot Farofa (Farofa de Cenoura)

Farofa de Cenoura is a Brazilian Carrot Farofa, a unique variation on the popular Brazilian Farofa dish. Farofa is one of the most signature sides in Brazilian cuisine, and this is a flavorful and richly tasting variation of Farofa with the addition of carrot. It is simple and easy to make, and perfect for serving with meats, rice, and beans.
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Cassava Cookies (Biscoitos de Polvilho)

Biscoitos de Polvilho are savory Brazilian cookies made with the sour starch of cassava. These cassava cookies are a traditional Brazilian snack coming from the region of Minas Gerais which have a unique flavor and texture to them. They are a really a great treat that are simple and easy to make without all the fuss. The only difficult part is finding some sour cassava starch at a local Brazilian food market.
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