Dona Rita

10.27.17

These Gothic Cheese Balls Are as Dark as Your Heart

London-based Brazilian chef Rita Duarte gives pães de queijo, the traditional South American cheese bread, a Halloween makeover.

7.7.17

Pão de Queijo Is Cheesy, Gluten-Free Comfort Food

Rita Duarte taught herself to bake the traditional Brazilian cheese and cassava flour bread after moving from São Paulo to Norwich. "Everyone missed pão de queijo so I decided to start making them myself, for my family,” she says.