Friday, January 4, 2008

Farofa (Toasted Manioc Meal)

This is a simple recipe for toasted manioc meal (farinha de mandioca). The farofa can also be very fancy with olives, prunes, bacon, sausage, cashew nuts, banana, etc. added to it.


4 tablespoons of butter
3 cups manioc flour
Salt to taste

Melt the butter in a heavy skillet. Add manioc meal and cook over low heat stirring constantly until golden. Sprinkle with salt, to taste. Serve in a small ceramic bowl.

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