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Food in Ecuador

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. Last week, we had buffalo wings for the first time since moving to Ecuador. Deep fried, spiced just [...]

Have You Tried Dragon Fruit?

Ecuador Travel

This is a delicious, sweet and refreshing fruit. I’m a fan of fruit that’s easy and doesn’t need juicing or sweetening, like apples, mangoes and bananas. The Pitahaya fruit is new to me, and my list of “easy fruit.”  It’s a little funny looking, the skin is yellow (or red, depending on variety) and bumpy.  [...]

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