Category Archives: Salsa

My Thanksgiving Menu

My family doesn’t really have a Thanksgiving tradition except having rice on the table. Since two years ago I started taking control in the kitchen for every holiday that was to come. I like to challenge myself in catering 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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Steak w/ Onion and Tomato Sauce (Bistec a la Criolla o Bistec a Caballo)

This is a traditional Colombian dish. You’ll find this dish to be easy and delicious to prepare. The egg on top really gives this plate something to love! What’s great about this recipe is the ingredients, it’s always something you’ll … 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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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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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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