Coxinha is one of the best inventions in Brazil and we can prove it

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Brazil is home to some of the best inventions ever made, such as caller ID, a hot air balloon, a highly secure DRE voting machine, and even an airplane. So it makes sense that the Brazilian people have also created the best snacks and dishes in the world.

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Originally from the state of São Paulo in the 19th century, coke bean is a teardrop-fried dough filled with minced chicken. Its name, which literally means little thigh, is due to the fact that the recipe was previously made with chicken thighs and its shape is similar to the old main ingredient. But today, instead of chopped chicken, even coconuts made with coconuts can be found, because even vegetarians love this snack so much and don’t want to live without it.

Like pão de queijo and other Brazilian staples, coxinhas can be found everywhere in the country: cafes, bakeries and even roadside restaurants. In fact, children’s birthday parties usually have smaller versions of kosher with brigadeiro, beijinho and bichos-do-pé.

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The love of good food certainly unites the Brazilian people, but something about coke shares many opinions for one simple reason: half people believe that cocaine should be eaten below the lean part, creating a larger bowl while eating, while the other half think that cocaine should be eat below most so that the filling does not spill out.