We love this traditional comfort food which is essential in Paraguay. The chipa guasu is a cake made with corn grains, onions and Paraguayan cheese. It is one of 70 varieties of chipa, a traditional set of side dishes from Paraguay. It is often served in asados. (BBQ)
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.
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.
A little like a Cornish pasty, empanadas are a boldly spiced and filled South American pastry. Ours are filled with slow-cooked beef shin and tasty onion and eggs for a snack, nibble or starter that’s perfect for entertaining.
Beef Empanadas: Beef, onion, red pepper, Egg, salt, black pepper, paprika,oregano, cumin and butter. Dough: butter (MILK), flour (WHEAT), salt and water.
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.