How To Recipe:Pão de Queijo with "Grill From Ipanema" Restaurant (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

Posted: Apr 22 2014

Travel to Brazil, and you are guaranteed to run into “Pão de Queijo” at virtually every restaurant you visit. “Pão de Queijo”, also known as “Cheese Bread” is a beloved favorite in Brazil. “Pão de Queijo” is gluten free and it’s made from flour from the yucca plant in the guise of tapioca starch.  The "Grill From Ipanema" in Washington D.C. graciously demonstrates in the following step-by-step video how to make “pão de queijo”.  “Pão de Queijo” may also be pre-ordered at the Grill from Ipanema.  We guarantee you’ll fall in love with these cheese bites!!!

Grill From Ipanema “Pão de Queijo”

2 cups of tapioca flour

2 cups of shredded blend of Parmesan & provolone cheese (any combination of shredded white cheese will do)
3/4 cup of vegetable oil
1 cup of milk 
2 tablespoons of plain yogurt

In a large mixing bowl crack in the 2 eggs, add the vegetable oil, yogurt, milk, and then the cheese.  Ensure the wet ingredients are well blended.  Next, stir in the tapioca flour.  Pour this into the blender and blend until well-mixed.

Take a generous tablespoon of the batter and spoon individually onto a pan/or muffin cups.  Bake at 400˚F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.

Note…There are many different recipes versions of Pão de Queijo, and this is one of the many recipes the Grill from Ipanema DC can demonstrate. This recipe above is very easy and can be done in a few minutes at home.  If you would like to order Pão de Queijo from the Grill from Ipanema, it's recommended to order in advance.

The "Grill from Ipanema" DC is located at: 
1858 Columbia Road NW
Washington DC 20009
(202) 986-0757 Staff


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