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Patacones

Favorite Ecuadorian food #1: quinoa Favorite Ecuadorian food #2: patacones Did you know that Ecuador is the world’s largest exporter of bananas? Hence, Ecuadorians have a ridiculous amount of banana and plantain recipes. You can poach them, fry them, bake … Continue reading

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Basic Hummus

For as I long as I can remember, when I thought about my dream trip, it was India. The dream. Fulfilled. Now what? I’m thinking Middle East. Maybe Turkey, Oman, or Morocco. Probably not Libya or Yemen! My rationale comes … Continue reading

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Cork Avocado Bruschetta

Cork is one of those perpetually busy restaurants in Washington, DC, which is why I usually find myself at the bar simply enjoying a glass of wine and a tapa or two. Their small plates are really creative with the … Continue reading

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Quinoa

Once upon a time, I lived in Riobamba, Ecuador – the Sultan of the Andes; el Corazón del Ecuador. I lived with a vegetarian family, which was lucky since the average Andean diet is basically meat and potatoes. But no … Continue reading

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Top 10 Favorite Snacks

Like so many of us, there was a time when Cheetos were my idea of a delicious snack. Then I spent a year in Ecuador where processed foods were hard to come by. It was horrible. Until it was wonderful. … Continue reading

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