With Brazil 2014 upon us, it’s time to start planning your viewing parties. What will you feed your hungry fans? How will you show support for your home country as they strive to win it all? At Cacique, we want you to be prepared. Over the course of the next month, we will curate recipes from our favorite bloggers that will rally your party during the exciting victories, satisfy your hunger during the lengthy tie games, and the delight your palate during the emotional rollercoasters of defeat. Kickoff begins NOW!
Appetizers are great for parties and are always best when they include cheese in the recipe. Everyone knows that! To honor the host country, Melissa Bailey from Hungry Food Love created these incredible Cheesy Fresh Tomato Squares that combine the vibrant colors of the Brazilian Flag with a crispy puff pastry and Oaxaca cheese for a perfect melt when they come out of the oven. They are easy to make and will have your party chanting for more when they run out. Get the full recipe by clicking here.
If you’re in a time crunch and need a crowd-pleasing appetizer that can be whipped up during a commercial break, Mely Martinez from Mexico in My Kitchen created this delicious recipe for Chile Verde Salsa with Ranchero® Queso Fresco. It’s simple, yet sophisticated and can easily be passed around the room with a bowl of chips. Get the full recipe by clicking here.
Remember that it’s always a good idea to keep your fridge stocked with Queso Fresco since it can be quickly used for a variety of dishes at any moment. Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez has expert tips on using this versatile fresh cheese. Watch the video below to learn more.