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Tree Tomato Ají Sauce

Tree tomato aji hot sauce / Ají de tomate de árbol Yield: ~1 1/2 cups of tree tomato aji Tamarillo or tree tomato aji hot sauce is a very tasty hot sauce made from tree tomatoes or tamarillos, hot peppers, onion, cilantro and lime… Continue Reading “Tree Tomato Ají Sauce”

Chifles

Chifles (Fried green banana/plantain chips) Chifles are also known as mariquitas, chicharitas, platanutres, platanitos or plataninas, are thin fried green plantain banana chips.  This is a common snack in Ecuador. Seven out of seven Downings recommend this treat. Ingredients Peanut oil for frying Green… Continue Reading “Chifles”

Shrimp Stuffed Avocado

This recipe for shrimp stuffed avocado is made with ripe avocado filled with shrimp, red onion, radish, bell pepper, celery and cilantro mayonnaise. It is a delightful appetizer but we find it is filling enough to be counted as a meal! If you dislike… Continue Reading “Shrimp Stuffed Avocado”

Batido de Frutos Rojos

Batidos are fruit based milkshakes and are perfect to beat the heat of summer. Of course if you happen to live on the equator like we do batidos are perfect to beat the everyday heat! Seven out of seven Downings highly recommend this wonderful… Continue Reading “Batido de Frutos Rojos”

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”

Ají Sauce

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