Maito: A dish not to be missed in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest

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Maito: A dish not to be missed in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest Let me introduce you to one of the traditional, not to be missed dishes in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest: maito. The Amazon basin contains the largest number of freshwater fish species in the world — more than 5,600 species to be exact. This […]

Ecuadorian Food: Encebollado de pescado

Ecuadorian food: encebollado de pescado This dish is one of many that all Ecuadorians love, and of course is one of my favourite dish  when visiting the Coastal region of Ecuador!  It is hard to translate it however we can literally   say that Ecebollado de pescado is a onion fish soup. It is made […]

Ecuadorian food: cuy

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Ecuadorian food: cuy Are you looking for a culinary adventure while you visit Ecuador or Peru? Cuy pronounced (COO-ee) is an exotic dish and also one of the most traditional dishes found in the Andes. This is an exotic and tasty dish you can taste in Ecuador and other neighbouring countries.  I found out recently that […]

Ecuadorian food: encocado de pescado

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Ecuadorian food: encocado de pescado There is a plethora of traditional dishes to be tasted while you visit Ecuador. In fact, you can easily embark yourself in a gastronomical tour in this fascinating country. The Ecuadorian fish with coconut sauce is one of the tastiest traditional dishes that you find in the Coastal region of […]

Ecuadorian food: arroz marinero

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Ecuadorian food: arroz marinero Craving some seafood? If you love rice and seafood, then you will enjoy this delicious and traditional dish from the Coastal region of Ecuador. If you are in South America I would love to see your pictures. First of all, let me tell you that this dish is very similar to […]

Ecuadorian food: biche or viche de pescado

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Ecuadorian food: biche de pescado or viche de pescado Whether you make it to the Coastal region of Ecuador or not, this is one soup that you should definitely taste if you are in the country.   There are restaurants serving this traditional soup in Quito. First of all it has the perfect combination of flavours […]

Ecuadorian food: bolon de verde

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Ecuadorian food: bolon de verde One of my favourite dishes or snacks when visiting the Coastal region of Ecuador!  Bolón de verde literally means big ball of green plantain. It is a green plantain dumpling served in the Coastal region of Ecuador where green plantains abound. This is a great option to serve at breakfast […]

Ecuadorian food: Patacones and green plantain chips

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Ecuadorian food: Patacones and green plantain chips Tostones also known as patacones, together with green plantain chips are the result of the blend between Spanish and Indigenous gastronomy. This is a continent with rich history, fascinanting culture and delightful culinary traditions. They are perfect as snacks or to add some crunch to your meal. In […]

Exotic juices from Ecuador: Jugo de guanabana

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Exotic juices from Ecuador: Jugo de guanabana Whether you are looking for an exotic freshly made juice that will delight your taste buds or you would love to taste one of the most traditional and unique juices while in Ecuador, this is the best option available. I know, we Ecuadorians have some of the best […]

Suspiro Limeño, the best traditional dessert of Peruvian gastronomy

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Suspiro Limeño, the best traditional dessert of Peruvian gastronomy Whether you are looking for a flavourful delicious dessert that will delight your taste buds or would love to enjoy one of the most traditional desserts in Peruvian gastronomy, make sure to order Suspiro Limeño! If you are in South America I would love to see […]

Causa rellena, the best Peruvian traditional potato starter

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Causa rellena, the best Peruvian traditional potato starter Whether you are looking for the perfect way to start your meal or if you love potatoes, this sumptuous traditional Peruvian starter that combines some of the flavours of the Andes is the choice for you. First of all, let me introduce you to what is one […]

All saints day: food traditions in Ecuador

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All saints day: food traditions in Ecuador Every year on November the 2nd,  there is a special tradition that takes place in Ecuador, it is the day of the Dead or all saints day (Spanish: ‘día de los difuntos’)   This is the day to honor the death. How? We visit them on their graves […]

Locro, the best traditional potato soup in Ecuador!

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Locro, the best traditional potato soup in Ecuador! Whenever I am back in my country I would be looking forward to taste locro. Whether you are looking for a warm hearty soup that will delight your taste buds or would love to taste one of the most traditional soups in the country, this is the […]

Bonitisimas, one of the best traditional appetizers in Ecuador!

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Bonitisimas, one of the best traditional appetizers in Ecuador! As a result of the location of Ecuador, there is a wide diversity in gastronomy, and many traditional dishes you can enjoy during your visit. Corn is usually found among our traditional food, especially in dishes in the Highlands and in the Amazon Rainforest. So, whenI […]

Arroz con camarón, a tasty dish from the coastal region of Ecuador

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Arroz con camaron, a tasty dish from the coastal region of Ecuador If you are looking for a tasty dish to enjoy at lunch or dinner while you are in Ecuador,  this tasty and very filling traditional dish that combines some of the flavours of the Coastal region of Ecuador is the choice for you. […]