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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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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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Coffee & Banana Pie (Pastel de Cafe y Bananos)

One thing that Colombians are proud of is having the best coffee in the world. Yes, best in the world. Believe it or not, IT IS! Every time I go to Colombia I always bring back packs of coffee from … 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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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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