Dia do Pão de Queijo (Cheese Bread Day): Learn This Delicacy’s History and How to Make it

On Saturday, August 17th, the Cheese Bread Day was celebrated in Brazil. The delicacy was developed in the 18th century in Minas Gerais and has conquered the world.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Soft inside, golden and crunchy outside, the cheese bread emerged from the kitchens of Minas and, not by chance, conquered the world. The genuine flavor and the option of combining it with other different foods make the bun very versatile.

But converting simple ingredients, such as tapioca flour, egg, and cheese into a genuine delicacy requires knowledge of its secrets and plenty of practice, experts say. On the day that Cheese Bread is celebrated, on August 17th, G1 news site will recount trivia history of this traditional recipe from Minas.

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