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Pancakes, that's what we associate with Shrove Tuesday here in the UK (affectionately referred to as 'pancake day'). Pancakes are made from what would have been considered rich, fattening ingredients, eggs & milk, in an effort to use them up before the beginning of Lent. This Christian observation of fasting from both food & festivities … Continue reading Semlor

Brigadeiros

Satisfying (& totally worth it) toothache with just 4 ingredients... that's what you get with a brigadeiro. Brigadeiros are a traditional Brazilian dessert, they're super sweet, gooey, dense & covered in sprinkles, they resemble a fudgy chocolate truffle. The brigadeiro is considered a national icon in Brazil. It's origins data back to 1945 when the … Continue reading Brigadeiros