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Pé-de-moleque Recipe Posted by on Jun 29, 2010

June is almost over, but you can have a festa junina all year long if you learn how to make some of the traditional dishes. One of them is pé-de-moleque, a tasty dessert treat made of peanuts. Pé-de-moleque Recipe Source: M de Mulher Ingredients 2 xícaras (chá) de amendoim torrado sem pele 1 xícara (chá)…

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“Maçã de amor” turns 50 Posted by on Jun 8, 2009

In Brazil, caramel apples are known as “maçãs de amor,” or love apples, which are made by caramelizing sugar and red food dye on apples attached to popsicle sticks. These treats are popular for Brazilian Valentine’s Day (June 12) and at the festa junina celebrations held in the Brazilian winter. According to a Globo report…

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