Symbolism on the flag: Red Stripe: Patriotism, Courage, Equality and Justice. White Stripe: Kindliness, Steadfastness, Unity, Peace and the Purity of Ideas. Blue Stripe: Kindliness, Love, Sharpness, Sense of Reality and Liberty.
The Paraguayan desserts tend to be very sweet and milky. There are many flavors in the sweet dishes of Paraguay, such as chocolate, vanilla and various fruits -- most frequently, banana. There is a wide range of mousses, like the mouse de banana and mouse de chocolate. There is also the flan de chocolate, which is a round shaped dark brown cake and the torta de chocolate vivianne. Most of the cakes are in this circular shape, like flan de naranja or tarta de limon (lemon cake). Ice creams are also popular and locally called helados and the most famous one is helado de dulche de leche.