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Cream of Lentil Soup (Crema de Lentejas)

This soup is a warm welcome to what’s to come….The cold. My mother used to make this soup when I was younger. At first I hated it! And for doing so she would make this everyday (not kidding), until I … Continue reading

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Bread Soup (Sopa de Pan)

This is considered a comfort meal in Ecuador. Mother used to make this whenever she didn’t have meat or poultry on hand. This soup is so delicious you’ll want seconds. Easy, comforting, and fast to make. A wonderful meal to … Continue reading

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Green Plantain Pancake w/ Cheese and Tomato Scallion Sauce (Arepa de Platanos Verde con Queso y Salsa de Tomate y Cebolla)

Yes, another frying recipe. Don’t you love it? This dish is super delish and easy to make. So I mixed a bit of Ecuadorian w/ Colombian in this recipe. Plantains with cheese represents well, both (hehe) and the pancake feel … Continue reading

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Corn and Meat Pie (Pastel de Choclo)

This Ecuadorian dish might look ugly but don’t be fooled. It’s absolutely delicious! Make this for a special occasion or just for dinner. These ingredients are found in any supermarket, so go on and make it =). Makes for 6 … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Chops w/ Mango Sauce (Chuletas de Cerdo a la Parrilla con Salsa de Mango)

This is a delicious summer meal that is quick and easy to prepare. Serve this dish with rice, french fries, or a salad (it’s all up to you!). This Ecuadorian recipe proves that plain ol’ pork chops can be spiced … Continue reading

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Shrimp Fritters with Peanut and Coconut Sauce (Bolitas de Camaron con Salsa de Mani y Coco)

Now this dish is surely to blow you away! It’s super delicious, easy, and great as an appetizer and/or snack. I made this out of the blue, on Sunday I wanted to bring my roots into play. This dish is … Continue reading

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Tuna Croquette (Croquetas de Atun)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I’m back =). Lately I’ve been working for my father who owns a jewelry casting company and I’m there all day, get home late, and have no natural light for the pictures. That’s why I’ve been lost. … Continue reading

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Holiday Edition: Onion Pie/Quiche-ish (Pastel de Cebolla)

!! Before scrolling down and ignoring this recipe. This is delicious! No worries, it doesn’t have that icky onion taste or doesn’t leave that smell in your mouth (trust me). It’s a savory side dish from Ecuador for holidays, parties, … Continue reading

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Holiday Edition: Christmas Rice (Arroz Navideno)

This rice is a must in every Ecuadorian home on Christmas Eve. It’s colorful and delicious to eat. The rice is cooked in coca-cola (yes the soda) for color and taste, the walnuts give a nice crunch, the raisins give a settle … Continue reading

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Stir Fry Beef with Pickled Onions (Charquican)

No this is not the Chilean Stew also called Charquican. This is different. A traditional meal prepared in an Ecuadorian home. The poor and rich equally enjoy this dish. It’s made out of cheap and flavorful ingredients. Easy and fast … Continue reading

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