Farofa (toasted manioc flour). Brazil

Toasted manioc flour (farinha de mandioca) is a staple of Brazil. Another product of the multi-purpose yucca root, it is served with most meals and although it looks a little like saw dust it can be very tasty and make a great accompaniment to grilled meat.

Yucca root. 
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 3 cups manioc flour
  • 1 sprig of chopped thyme.
  • 1 rashers of good bacon, chopped into small squares.

Salt to taste.

  1. Melt the butter in a heavy skillet or frying pan.
  2. Add the chopped bacon and fry until cooked.
  3.  Add manioc flour and cook over low heat stirring constantly until golden. Sprinkle with salt, to taste.
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