Eggs and Scallions with Toasted Cassava Flour

Eggs and Scallions with Toasted Cassava Flour

Eggs and Scallions with Toasted Cassava Flour

Brazilians often toast cassava flour in butter to crisp it and deepen its color and flavor; sometimes they combine the resulting buttery farofa with eggs and onions, too. This dish, called Farofa de Ovo e Cebolinha, is based on one in Leticia Moreinos Schwartz's The Brazilian Kitchen (Kyle Books, 2010).Todd Coleman

Brazilians often toast cassava flour in butter to crisp it and deepen its color and flavor; sometimes they combine the resulting buttery farofa with eggs and onions, too. This dish, called Farofa de Ovo e Cebolinha, is based on one in Leticia Moreinos Schwartz's The Brazilian Kitchen (Kyle Books, 2010). This recipe appeared in our March 2011 issue as a part of Dorothy Irwin's profile on cassava, Taking Root.