Happy Friday dear Internet friends! Let’s talk food 🙂
Charlie and I love cheese. Not just love – we’re talking love. Ok, maybe I love it more than he does.
Every once in a while, we decide to stay in and have a wine and cheese night. We’ll get a cheese we’ve never tried before (or sometimes an all time favorite) and get a a bottle of wine (usually a staff favorite from Trader Joe’s) and make a night of it!
It was my last chance to grab this cheese from TJ’s since it was their “February Special.”
This was my first time trying Neufchatel Cheese. The first thing that drew me to this cheese was the graphics on the packaging. Gotta love me some typography. Don’t tell me that packaging doesn’t make a difference!
This cute little heart shaped piece of deliciousness was so yummy and creamy. We paired it with a cheap-o sauvignon blanc that was great with its strong
Are you drooling yet? The cheese had an amazing creamy center. When you sliced the cheese it would squeeze together just enough for that creamy cheese to ooze out. OMG. We had the cheese with some home made garlic-parmesan butter and Charlie’s home made pretzels.
Can’t wait for the next wine and cheese night! *AHEM* Charlie! 😛
Charlie and I had dinner with a couple of our really good friends the other night. Charlie was in the mood for a good dinner. We’re talking grilled rib eye steak with potatoes and salad kind of GOOD. He brought up that he wanted some of the Brazillian cheese rolls I make to go with it.
Yes, do you see that goodness? I’m drooling as we speak. If you’ve ever been to a churrascaria you’ll know what I’m talking about. These are no joke! I’m warning you now, the moment you taste you’ll be addicted!
I remember the day I told myself to make these little cheese-filled pieces of heaven, I scoured the good ole internet to find a recipe. After trying a few that were EPIC fails, I found this one by Kirbie’s Cravings. Her recipe was almost spot on to my taste, so I just tweaked it a bit (mainly adding more cheese to the recipe lol). Her recipe also instructed to put 1 egg in it, but didn’t find it necessary for me. But you can definitely add it if it improves your recipe! 🙂
1 cup of milk
1/2 cup of water
1/2 cup of oil
3 cups of tapioca flour
1 tsp of salt
1 cup of grated sharp cheddar (you can also use another type of cheese, like gruyere)
1 cup of grated parmesan cheese
Boil 1 cup of milk, 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 cup of oil together in a small pot.
In a separate bowl, mix 3 cups of tapioca flour, 1 tsp of salt, and the grated cheese
Pour the liquids over the other ingredients and mix it all with a spoon until you have a smooth batter. Make balls with the batter. You may want