Paçoca, a popular side dish for beans and stew dishes, is a type of sun-dried beef that is mixed with cassava flour and ground until it’s very fine.
Pintado, or "painted fish", is large, striking fish that’s native to Cuiabá. You can replace the pintado with any firm white flesh fish.
This savoury recipe (starring plantain, though you could use any type of banana) is a variation of the typical farofa, also made with toasted cassava flour.
This simple beef recipe is thickened with cassava flour, a popular ingredient in Brazilian cooking.