Maniçoba refers to one of the popular dishes from Northern Brazil which is made with the leaves of the manioc or cassava plant that is usually eaten during religious festivals. Maniçoba is made by finely grinding the leaves of the manioc to a pulp and then boiled for a week, the boiled pulp is then added to dried, salted or smoked meats, such as bacon or sausages. Maniçoba is generally served with Farinha or cassava meal and also with rice.

Moreover, Maniçoba is a festive dish in Brazilian cuisine, especially from the Amazonian region and mostly found in Belém where Brazilian people usually eat Maniçoba during the Cirio de Nazare, Brazil's largest religious festival that takes place every year during the second Sunday of October.

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