By Kimia Raafat, KF10 Paraguay
Although lard has always been a popular alternative to butter, and a readily accessible by-product of pork, I have somehow managed to remain a lard simpleton—until now! Upon approaching the home of one Fundación Paraguaya borrower, Gloria Elizabeth Cabrera de Echeverria, I expected to find a typical despensa (general store) or home tailoring store, instead I was kindly greeted by the lingering scent of rendered pig-fat!
Gloria produces and sells bottles of lard to local bakeries. The bakeries use the animal oil to cut down their...Continue Reading >>