Corn

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]
Morocho recipe

Morocho or Ecuadorian spiced corn pudding drink

Morocho is a thick sweet drink or spiced corn pudding made with morocho cracked corn, milk, cinnamon, sugar and raisins. [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]
Salmon with corn salsa

Grilled salmon with corn salsa

Easy recipe for grilled salmon with corn salsa. The fish is marinated with orange juice, white wine, garlic, achiote and lemon pepper. Served with a delicious roasted corn tomato salsa. [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]
Cow feet soup recipe

Caldo de pata or cow feet soup

Caldo de pata de res or cow feet soup is a traditional Latin American comfort soup made with cow feet, yuca, mote or hominy, cilantro, parsley, onions, garlic, achiote, cumin, peanuts, milk, oregano. [read more]
Cancha or maiz tostado

Tostado

Maiz tostado is a South American snack made by toasting cancha or chulpe corn. [read more]
Boiled mote or hominy

Mote or hominy

Basic instructions for cooking mote or hominy. [read more]
Humitas or steamed fresh corn cakes

Humitas or steamed fresh corn cakes

Humitas are savory steamed fresh corn cakes made from a mixture of freshly ground corn, onion, garlic, cheese, eggs, and cream, which is placed inside corn husks and steamed. [read more]
Corn, broccoli and potato salad

Ensalada de choclo con papas y brócoli or corn, broccoli and potato salad

Refreshing summer salad made with corn, potatoes, broccoli, onion, mayonnaise, garlic, cilantro, lime juice and wasabi. [read more]
Ecuadorian mote pillo recipe

Mote pillo or Ecuadorian hominy with eggs

Mote pillo consists of hominy sautéed with onions, garlic, achiote, eggs, milk, chives and cilantro or parsley, and served with hot black coffee and slices of fresh cheese [read more]
Fanesca

Fanesca ecuatoriana or Ecuadorian Easter soup

Fanesca is an Ecuadorian soup or stew made only during Easter, it is made with bacalao, squash, fava beans, chochos, corn, peas, porotos or fresh beans, rice, onions, garlic, cumin, achiote, peanuts, milk, cream and cheese. [read more]
Mote refrito en salsa de hornado

Mote refrito en salsa de hornado / Hominy sautéed in roasted pork gravy

Mote blanco refrito en salsa de hornado or white corn hominy sautéed in roasted pork gravy [read more]