Cheese

Green plantain patties with cheese

Green plantain patties stuffed with cheese {Tortillas de verde}

Recipe for Ecuadorian green plantain patties stuffed with cheese, also known as tortillas de verde, made with a dough of green plantains, a cheese filling, and cooked on a griddle or frying pan. [read more]
Steak salad with blue cheese

Steak salad with blue cheese, avocado and basil balsamic dressing

Delicious recipe for steak salad with blue cheese, avocado and basil balsamic dressing, made with grilled or seared beef, diced avocado, crumbled blue cheese, red onions and a basil balsamic salad dressing. [read more]
Bacon and cheese stuffed ripe plantains

Bacon and cheese stuffed ripe plantains {Canoas de plátano con tocino y queso}

Recipe for bacon and cheese stuffed ripe plantains made with baked ripe plantains filled with crispy bacon, grated mozzarella and queso fresco. Served with spicy aji criollo hot sauce. [read more]
Shrimp tortilla pizzas

Tortilla pizzas

Recipe for Mexican style tortilla pizzas made with flour or corn tortillas topped with tomato or bean sauce, mozzarella, parmesan, your choice of toppings including chorizo, chicken, shrimp, veggies, avocado, jalapeños, cilantro, and more. [read more]
Sweet potato patties stuffed with cheese

Sweet potato patties stuffed with cheese {Llapingachos de camote}

Recipe for sweet potato patties stuffed with cheese, or llapingachos de camote, made with mashed sweet potatoes, onion and achiote refrito, and cheese. [read more]
Caprese stuffed avocado

Caprese stuffed avocado

Recipe for caprese stuffed avocado, a delicious appetizer or salad made by filling ripe avocados with tomato and mozzarella caprese salad drizzled with balsamic vinegar reduction. [read more]
Tomato mozzarella caprese salad

Tomato mozzarella caprese salad

Easy recipe for homemade tomato and mozzarella caprese salad with balsamic vinegar reduction and basil garlic oil. [read more]
Cheese and poblano empanadas recipe

Cheese and poblano empanadas

Easy recipe for homemade cheesy poblano empanadas filled with rajas or roasted poblano peppers, and a mix of queso fresco, oaxaca, and goat cheese. [read more]
Fried plantains with cheese

Fried plantains with cheese

Easy recipe for fried plantains with melted cheese, made with sweet ripe plantains topped with grated quesillo or grated mozzarella. [read more]
Asparagus empanadas

Asparagus empanadas with fava beans, peas and goat cheese

Recipe for asparagus empanadas filled with asparagus, fava beans, fresh peas, goat cheese and thyme. Serve the empanadas with a balsamic chimichurri sauce. [read more]
Pastel de choclo con queso or pastel de humita

Pastel de choclo con queso or pastel de humita savory corn cake

Pastel de choclo con queso or pastel de humita is a savory baked fresh corn and cheese cake or casserole dish from South America. [read more]
Choriqueso empanadas

Choriqueso empanadas

Mouthwatering empanadas filled with chorizo and cheese, can be fried or baked. Served with a creamy avocado sauce. [read more]
Grilled corn or choclos asados

Grilled corn with cilantro queso fresco sauce

Recipe for grilled corn with a cilantro queso fresco sauce, inspired by Ecuadorian street food of choclos asados con salsa de queso y cilantro. [read more]
Stuffed hominy patties with peanut sauce, pickled onions and aji sauce

Llapingachos de mote or hominy corn patties

Llapingachos de mote are hominy patties stuffed with pork or cheese, cooked on a hot griddle, and served garnish with peanut sauce, pickled red onions and aji criollo hot sauce. A great way to use pork fritada or pork carnitas leftovers. [read more]
Baked ripe plantains with cheese

Platanos asados con queso or baked ripe plantains with cheese

Easy recipe for homemade baked ripe plantains stuffed with cheese. [read more]
Tomato and cheese platter

Tomato appetizer platter or tomato salad platter

Easy tomato appetizer platter made with ripe tomatoes, your favorite cheeses, and herbs like fresh basil, oregano and thyme, served with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and bread. [read more]
sopa-de-quinoa-con-queso

Quinoa and cheese soup

Soup made with quinoa, potatoes, cheese, milk, onions, garlic, tomato, cumin, oregano, achiote, and topped with cilantro and avocado. [read more]
Raspberry, goat cheese and almond empanadas

Raspberry, goat cheese and almond empanadas

Recipe for raspberry, goat cheese and almond empanadas – delicious dessert sweet empanadas or turnovers made with a filling of fresh raspberries, sweet citrusy goat cheese and sliced almonds. [read more]
Leek empanadas

Empanadas de puerros or leek empanadas

Recipe for homemade baked empanadas filled with leeks, bacon or pancetta, Swiss cheese and raisins. [read more]
Asparagus goat cheese tart

Asparagus and goat cheese tart

Delicious savory tart with asparagus and goat cheese filling [read more]