Serving 1 or 2
Vori vori de pollo is a traditional soup from Paraguay. It is a hearty, delicious, thick chicken soup with cornmeal and cheese balls. It is traditionally served during the cold months, to keep people warm.
Chipa is a savory bread made with cassava starch and cheese. It is a favorite Paraguayan snack sold all over the country.
Traditional Paraguayan chipa (pronounced CHEEP-ah) is sold on the streets every day, throughout the year.
This bread consists of cassava flour/starch, fresh corn flour, Paraguayan cheese, butter, eggs, and anise seeds.
Mbejú is a buttery, gluten-free, cheese flatbread with crispy edges that is enjoyed all over Paraguay with a cup of coffee or cocido (yerba mate tea).
Mbejú (pronounced bay-joo) is a savory flatbread, made with cassava or yuca starch/flour, lots of cheese and bound together with a splash of milk.
Because of the use of cassava flour, this flatbread is naturally gluten-free.
Mbeju is a winter comfort food that should be better known around the world.