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Let’s be honest—store-bought sun-dried tomatoes tend to be a bit leathery and tough, without much flavor. They seem like a faded, desiccated memory of a tomato, rather than a fragrant, intensified taste of summer days. Homemade “sun-dried”1 tomatoes, on the other hand, are another thing entirely: fragrant and chewy but not tough, with complex, concentrated tomato flavor and a slight sweetness.

Slow baked in the oven makes these oven dried tomatoes the best. Drizzle with olive oil, toss with spices to make the perfect appetizer or side dish.

Not a labor-intensive process, but certainly a lengthy one. Of all the methods for preserving tomatoes, drying them in the oven is the least fussy. Plus, drying preserves their sweetness and flavor best. And these flavorful little gems cost so little when made at home; it’s worth the time they need to achieve that chewy, raisin-like texture.

One thing I can guarantee is the appetizing fragrance in your house of tomatoes slowly roasting to dried perfection, especially if you choose to season them with garlic and herbs.

In the meantime, think of all the tomato bread, salads, pizzas, pasta, pestos and sauces you’ll be able to make once they’re done. It’s tempting to prematurely devour those tiny little sweeties, hot, pungent, sweet & salty with good virgin olive oil as they are, spread on crackers or toasts.

Here are other mouth-watering Tomato Recipes you should also make (and eat):

 

I have been making this bread for almost 20 years and it’s part of my best recipes collection. Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning add a little “hum” to Italian bread. Serve it hot with your favourite Italian dish, cut into slices or toasted, with butter, dips and/or cheese.

There’s just something about a loaf of homemade bread that you don’t get with normal store-bought bread. Maybe the warm, delicate smell of bread baking, or maybe the soft, fluffy roundness of it.

 

This is an easy, crusty, Classic French Bread recipe for your bread machine. I have been making this bread for almost 20 years and it’s part of my best recipes collection.

A few simple ingredients combine to form a homemade treat that’s a little fluffy, a little crunchy, and a whole lot of delicious.

Crunchy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Exactly as it should be!

 

Yuca bread is made from the Yuca purée (or mash). A yuca mash is mixed into the dough, giving it a silky texture. This results in very soft, light and smooth tasting bread. Although the yuca root is starchy and sticky, the bread isn’t. It’s fluffy on the outside and light on the inside.

Yuca (a.k.a. Cassava, Manioc or Mandioca) is a versatile root (a tuber) that is found in both the fresh or frozen sections of large grocery stores. It is a white tuber with a thick, waxy skin. The plant is native to Brazil but has been adopted by cultures around the globe from Thailand to Costa Rica.

Yuca when dried to a powdery (or pearly) extract, is called tapioca. Also try those recipes here using tapioca flour (or starch).

 

A very traditional Brazilian recipe for a deliciously dense and moist cake made from fresh Yuca (Cassava/Manioc) and coconut.

This recipe came from my mom. I love this cake since I was a child. This is the only sweet I compulsively eat, yes; I cannot control myself to stop eating it.

This cake is weighty as a brownie. It is completely gluten-free, very easy to make and an incredibly delightful alternative to accompany your mid-afternoon coffee.

 

Everyone needs an easy basic pancake recipe up their sleeve.

Whip up a batch of Fast2eat pancake recipe for breakfast or brunch in less than 30 minutes and be the household hero. They are fluffy and delicious. You’ll wonder why you never tried this before!

 

This Brazilian popular cake is soft and moist, and with a really lovely light orange color. It’s a really unique flavor, but not weird at all. It’s just sweet, soft and delicious.

What I love about this Brazilian carrot cake, and as well as this Chocolate Cake, is that they are very simple to make. They are made in a blender and take less than 15 minutes to put together. Most often you just need to put your ingredients in the blender, turn it on, empty into a baking tin, and bake. Simple! No electric or hand mixer, no KitchenAid, just blend it up. And no need to cook the carrots.

Brazilian carrot cake is very different from the Canadian/American version. There are no carrot chunks in it, it is orange, no cream cheese frosting, this sunny puff of a cake is instead hugged with this shiny Chocolate icing Fast2eat Recipe (AKA Brigadeiro), instead of creamy tang. It’s a comforting, not-too-sweet any-day cake, and is perfect to serve with coffee or tea.

 

 
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