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Saturday, April 11, 2009

Pao de Queijo

This is a Luana classic...thought it would be good to post it up.. :)

Pao de Queijo

1 lb Tapioca flour
160 ml water
100 ml oil
salt (to taste)
2 eggs
4 oz grated cheese (any hard cheese)
1/4 cup yogurt

Add salt to the oil and water and heat it to a boil in the microwave (45 seconds max.). Mix it with the flour until homogeneous (the flour will have a wet appearance). Add the eggs, yogurt, cheese and mix with your hands. Shape it into small balls and either bake or freeze.

(fresh or frozen) - pre-heat the oven to 350F and bake cheese balls for 25 minutes or until the buns are golden.

Enjoy! :)

Tuesday, April 7, 2009


I typed this recipe up for my friend and I thought I would share...

Ellen's Cheesecake



¼ cup melted butter

1 cup crumbled graham crackers


3 eggs

1 cup sugar

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 pkg. cream cheese (cut into cubes and at room temperature)

¾ cup sour cream

Pre-heat the oven to 350F. Make the crust by mixing butter and graham crumble with a fork and pad it onto a baking dish. Reserve. Mix all filling ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour blended mix onto the crust and bake for about 30 min. or until the first crack appears.