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Onions: Shallots and White ones and Red ones, oh my!

With so many varieties of onions, I am still learning about them and how to use them. By no means this is an end-all, be-all guide; this is just a short list of the types of onions I use the most. For more on onions, check out this site.

Growing up in Ecuador, our meals used […]

By |September 30th, 2009|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Onions: Shallots and White ones and Red ones, oh my!

Couscous with Sausage, Beans and Grape Tomatoes

I created this non-Ecuadorean concoction a couple of weeks ago when I realized I was running out of groceries. This highlights the importance of keeping your pantry stocked with canned and dry goods – you can whip something up in no time. I also keep frozen vegetables in my freezer, usually peas and soybeans – […]

By |September 29th, 2009|Entrees, Recipes|Comments Off on Couscous with Sausage, Beans and Grape Tomatoes

Key ingredients in Ecuadorean Cuisine

I used to get this question all the time: “Is Ecuadorean food like Mexican food?” No, it’s not – that is the simple answer. While Latin American cuisine share common ingredients, their uses vary and each country has their own version of a dish. Several Mexican food dishes are spicy from within; Ecuadorean food is […]

By |September 28th, 2009|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Key ingredients in Ecuadorean Cuisine