Canjica De Milho


corn, sugar, milk, peanuts

Every year in June during the annual corn harvest, Brazilians chow down on canjica de milho, a sweet, thick corn gruel dessert made with hominy (whole white maize kernels), sugar, milk, and often cinnamon, sweetened condensed milk, and peanuts. It's a dish mostly found in southern Brazil, which originated within African slave and Afro-Brazilian communities during the late 17th century. The hominy soaks overnight before simmering with the milk until it becomes very thick and creamy, with a texture reminiscent …

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Created Sept. 13, 2016 by: itisclaudio

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