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Ecuador Food

We were at the Mall del Rio in Cuenca and we decided to go for hot chocolate at La Español Cafe. I saw on the menu: Hot Chocolate With Mozzarella Cheese. “That’s weird…” I thought. “Why would hot chocolate come with mozzarella cheese on the side ?” I thought it sounded interesting so I bought it. You can’t imagine the surprise I got! [...]

Earlier today a topic came up in the comment stream on another post and then also on our Facebook page: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Ecuador. Living in Ecuador for more than 3 years has blinded us to certain topics that are on everyone’s minds back home (both in Canada and the United States). While I remember [...]

Last week we were invited by David Verdugo to visit his restaurant / brew pub here in Cuenca. While we are grateful for the fine meal we were served, the review remains independent and completely our own words and views. Visit the Andean Brewing Company on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. See map at bottom of the post (below the video). Last week, [...]

Living in Ecuador has given us a variety and quality of food that we literally couldn’t imagine enjoying back in Canada. The fruit is cheap, fresh and delicious. $1.00 pineapples are huge and extremely sweet. Mangoes are sweet and messy (er, juicy) and cost $0.55 per kg! Grapes, papaya, oranges, limes, and bananas are all [...]

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