Framing and reframing one loaf of cassava cheese bread
FRAMING AND REFRAMINGA LOAF OF CASSAVA CHEESE BREAD
CASSAVA NUTRITION FACTS• Cassava or yuca is a nutty flavored, starchy tuber of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae) from the South-American origin. Its sweet crunchy underground tuber is a popular edible root since centuries in many parts of Africa, Asia and South American indigenous people. Some of common names include manioc, or mandioca in Brazil, manihot, tapioca and yuca. Scientific name: Manihot esculenta (Crantz).
CASSAVA NUTRITION FACTS• THE ROOT IS A SOURCE OF SOME IMPORTANT MINERALS LIKE ZINC, MAGNESIUM, COPPER, IRON AND MANGANESE IT ALSO HAS POTASSIUM (271MG PER 100G OR 6% OF RDA. POTASSIUM IS AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF CELL AND BODY FLUIDS THAT HELP REGULATE HEART RATE AND BLOOD PRESSURE.• CASSAVA IS VERY LOW IN FATS AND PROTEIN THAN CEREALS AND PULSES, BUT IT HAS MORE PROTEIN THAN THAT OF OTHER TROPICAL FOOD SPURCES LIKE YAM, POTATO, PLANTAIN ETC• CASSAVA IS FREE FROM GLUTEN. GLUTEEN FREE STARCH IS USED IN SPECIAL FOOD PREPARATIONS FOR CELIAC DISEASE PATIENTS.• YOUNG TENDER CASSAVA LEAVES ARE A GOOD SOURCE OF DIETARY PROTEINS AND VITAMIN K. VITAMIN K HAS A POTENTIAL ROLE IN BONE MASS BUILDING BY PROMOTING OSTEOTROPHIC ACTIVITY IN BONES.• CASSAVA HAS NEARLY TWICE THE CALORIES THAN POTATOES, PERHAPS THE HIGHEST FOR ANY TROPICAL STRCH RICH TUBERS AND ROOTS 100G ROOT PROVIDES 160 CALORIES. THEIR CALORIES MAINLY COMES FROM SUCROSE FORMING BULK OF THE SUGARS IN TUBERS, ACCOUNTING FOR MORE THAN 69% OF THE TOTAL SUGARS
ORIGIN OF CASSAVA CHEESE BREAD• THIS RECEIPE IS FROM BRAZIL AND IT IS A POPULA SNACK AND BREAKFAST FOOD CALLED PAO DE QUEIJO, IT IS CHEWY ON THE INSIDE, CRISP ON THE OUTSIDE (NOT TOO CRISPY) THE BREAD IS MEDE FROM CASSAVA (MANDIOCA) FLOOR, EGG, MILK, SALT AND CHEESE
CREATIVE VALUE OF CASSAVA CHEESE BREAD• ONE LOAF OF CHEESE BREAD CAN BE TAKEN WITH TEA AS BREAKFAST.