traditional food




Over the past few months, we've been talking about figs in Ecuador. There are higos con queso (figs with cheese), fig empanadas and even fig chocolate bars. A few months ago we found preserved figs at Supermaxi. They come in a small 550g container and are amazing. I didn't realize that they were mass produced. I naively thought [...]

Corviche is definitely one of my favorite traditional foods here in Ecuador. It's right up there with encebollado. Corviche is made with mashed up green plantain and fish. That combination may not sound all that appetizing but when it's made right, it's amazazing! ;) I've eaten corviche at a few different restaurants but the best [...]

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