Monthly Archives: November 2010

White Corn Pancake Scrambled Eggs (Arepa y Huevos Revueltos)

This is a typical Colombian breakfast, the corn pancake with a side of scrambled eggs. But this version is both ingredients cooked in one saute pan together. I got this recipe from my father, he says he invented it but … Continue reading

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Chipotle Apricot Cream Cheese Spread

So mother got this recipe off a Mexican friend of hers. Thought this was genius! Super delicious and works great as an appetizer for parties, get togethers, or as a snack. Easy to prepare and only takes 3 minutes and … Continue reading

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Went to Miami.

I know I’ve been a ghost lately but I was with mother down in Miami. Didn’t have time to blog or even take a lot of photos from running up and down with her visiting family and friends since I … Continue reading

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Breaded Fish with Cilantro (Pescado Apanado con Cilantro)

Breaded fish is most typical for having by the beach on a beautiful sunny day on the coast of Ecuador. When visiting the beaches of Salinas or Montanita I always crave fresh fish caught minutes before. Every restaurant on the seashore make Pescado Apanado, it’s a traditional … Continue reading

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"Chinatown" Flushing.

Today was an interesting day. I’ve never been in Flushing (Queens) and I live 5 minutes away. I was lost in translation walking through the streets with signs in Chinese and surrounded by food I’ve never seen or tried before. … 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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Pickled Onions (Encurtido de Cebolla)

This is a typical condiment in Ecuador. Goes great with ceviche, soups, rice, hot dogs, or caramelized and topped on meat, chicken, and pork. This lasts in the refrigerator for 8 days. Grab this on the go when too lazy … Continue reading

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Rice with Chicken Pieces (Arroz con Presas de Pollo)

This is an Ecuadorian dish which of course mother would do whenever there were family reunions. Super delicious you should add this to you chicken recipe collections. An easy one pot meal. Makes for 6-8 Servings Ingredients: 6-8 Pieces of … Continue reading

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Carrot Soup (Sopa de Zanahoria)

When I was younger the only way that I would eat soup was if it was creamy. Mother would make a creamy veggie soup everyday….Which I love even more now! This is a really easy, 6 ingredient, delicious creamy soup. … Continue reading

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Orange with Apple Cake (Torta de Naranja con Manzana)

Baking is very relaxing it takes all the stress and worries away. It’s an art. Cooking is an art. I felt like baking a cake today because I had apples and had the cravings for something sweet and delish. This … Continue reading

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