Monday, June 27, 2011

Cheese Popsicles!

We're just coming off a 4 day weekend here (Corpus Christi). We took a trip to the zoo (I'll have to do another post for that), went to a friend's house for dinner, watched movies, and went to the park. It's a great little park, not too far from our house, that has been remodeled in the past year or so. There are swings, teeter totters, monkey bars, and lots of kids. And with lots of kids and their parents, come the vendors. On Saturday, the picole or Popsicle vendors were out in full force, pushing around their little carts and shouting, "PICOLE!"

I was feeling generous, and the popsicles were only R$1 (USD $.63). AND he had some of the fun flavors: sweetened condensed milk, avocado, corn, and cheese. The girls got the leite condensado (which essentially just tastes like sugar), Sebastian got corn

and I got the cheese.

Nice picture of Beatrice whining the background, eh? I definitely liked the corn better than the cheese. With the cheese you end up with a mouthful of grated cheese at the end, but it is pretty sweet. It's so Mineiro (meaning of the state of Minas Gerais, where we live). Mineiros do love them some cheese.


  1. YUM! Ok, I'll definitely have to try the cheese popsicle! We are headed to Minas Gerais in a few weeks - Ouro Preto and Tiradentes - have you been? Any suggestions?

  2. Crazy! I have to try that one!