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Bolon De Verde, Fried Green Plantain Balls

Bolon de verde or fried green plantain balls Yield: For 6-8 people Bolon de verde are green plantain dumplings stuffed with cheese, chorizo or chicharrones and fried until crispy. Ingredients 4 green plantains, peeled and cut in medium sized chunks 4-5 tbs butter or… Continue Reading “Bolon De Verde, Fried Green Plantain Balls”

Fanesca (Ecuadorian Easter Soup)

Friends, this post was first published in April of 2019. A while back we spoke about understanding Culture through language (you can listen to that podcast by clicking here). Today we invite you to begin understanding Ecuador through food. Today’s podcast begins a Saturday… Continue Reading “Fanesca (Ecuadorian Easter Soup)”

Ecuadorian Shrimp Ceviche

Ecuadorian Shrimp ceviche Serves 8-10 people. Three out of seven Downings recommend this classical Ecuadorian dish. Click play on the podcast below to hear all about it! Ingredients 1 ½ red onions sliced very thin 4 tomatoes sliced very thin The juice of 12… Continue Reading “Ecuadorian Shrimp Ceviche”

Limonada (Lemonade or Limeade)

Limonada (Lemonade or Limeade) Friends, this post was first published in July of 2019. Serves 6-8 people This quick and easy recipe for making fresh homemade limonada, lemonade or limeade is a great family treat on a hot day.  Seven out of seven  Downings… Continue Reading “Limonada (Lemonade or Limeade)”

Quinoa Soup With Beef

Quinoa soup with beef Serves: 8-10 people. Seven out of seven Downing family members enjoy this delicious soup. Ingredients 2 tbs butter 10 cups of water 4  minced garlic cloves 1 diced white onion 2 peeled and diced tomatoes 1 tsp of ground achiote… Continue Reading “Quinoa Soup With Beef”

Empanadas De Viento

Empanadas de viento (fried cheese empanada) Empanadas de viento are a special Ecuadorian treat.  Six out of seven Downings consider this the best kind of empanada.  We highly recommend this delicious treat. Ingredients: 25 small empanada discs (you can use homemade empanada dough, see… Continue Reading “Empanadas De Viento”

Salchipapas (French Fries And Hot Dogs)

Salchipapas (French Fries with Hot Dog) Serves 4 people – 1 potato and hot dog per person. Salchipapas are typical South American junk food. Salchipapas are typically topped with tomato onion salsa and salsa rosada. I would love to say that the Downing family… Continue Reading “Salchipapas (French Fries And Hot Dogs)”

Fritada De Gallina (Fried Chicken)

Fritada de Gallina (Fried Chicken) Serves: 10-12 people Fritada de gallina is a delicious and tender Ecuadorian chicken dish.  Seven out of seven Downings highly recommend this delicious dish. To hear the podcast of this recipe simply click play below.   Ingredients 5 lbs… Continue Reading “Fritada De Gallina (Fried Chicken)”

Níspero Jam

Níspero Jam  Makes: 4 8 oz jars Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Rest Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Ingredients: 8 cups Níspero (loquats), seeded and halved 4 cups cane sugar 1 1/2 tsp. cardamom 1 Tablespoon lemon… Continue Reading “Níspero Jam”

Dulce De Piña

Dulce de piña   Ingredients: 1 whole pineapple ½ cup of water ½ cup caster sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 cloves 2 cardamom pods 1 fresh lemon verbena sprig Juice of 1 lime Preparation: Peel and core the pineapple, discard the core and peel.… Continue Reading “Dulce De Piña”

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