Monthly Archives: December 2010

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: Savory Corn Souffle (Torta de Choclo de Sal)

This side dish is a favorite for either Christmas/Thanksgiving or regular Dinner, for breakfast with coffee, and/or as a snack. It’s kind of an Ecuadorian “corn bread”….It can also be sweet which later on I will share with you. It’s soft to the bite, has a delicious sweet … Continue reading

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Holiday Edition: Colombian Cheese Fritters (Buñuelos)

Buñuelos are a must in every Colombian home on Christmas Eve, served traditionally with  Natilla. If eaten for breakfast or as a snack it can be paired with chocolate milk or jam. They are not sweet and are made with … 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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Potatoes with Cheese Sauce (Papas Chorreadas)

This recipe is a delicious Colombian specialty. A great side dish for any lunch or dinner. Boiled potatoes smothered with a rich cheese sauce. It’s my favorite way of eating potatoes and I’m sure you’ll find it easy and yummy … Continue reading

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