Recipe for chorizo and ripe plantain hash, this picadillo style breakfast hash is made with fresh chorizo, sweet plantains, onions, and served with eggs, queso fresco, avocado and hot sauce.
Breakfast and brunch
Easy recipe for ripe plantains caramelized in a spiced syrup of panela/piloncillo brown sugar, sweet wine, cinnamon, and spices.
Bloody Mary shrimp ceviche recipe made with fresh tomato juice, orange juice, lime juice, Tabasco hot sauce, shrimp, red onions, tomatoes, cilantro, and vodka to taste. Use tequila for a Bloody Maria, or leave out the alcohol for a refreshing savory cocktail with ceviche flavor.
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.
Easy recipe to prepare a homemade Spanish tortilla with ham. This baked tortilla omelette is made with potatoes, eggs, onions, ham, garlic, and jalapeños (or bell peppers).
Easy strawberry cake recipe, this is the easiest strawberry cake you will make, it’s made with only four ingredients: strawberries, sugar, eggs, and flour.
Waffles topped with creamy tomato scrambled eggs, avocado, and queso fresco. This savory waffle topping is prepared with eggs, tomatoes, onions, garlic, cumin, achiote or annatto, and cilantro.
Recipe for sweet potato patties stuffed with cheese, or llapingachos de camote, made with mashed sweet potatoes, onion and achiote refrito, and cheese.
Easy recipe for fried plantains with melted cheese, made with sweet ripe plantains topped with grated quesillo or grated mozzarella.
Morocho is a thick sweet drink or spiced corn pudding made with morocho cracked corn, milk, cinnamon, sugar and raisins.
An easy version of the traditional Ecuadorian colada morada drink that is adapted for hard to find ingredients and is easy enough to make on a more frequent basis.
Majado de verde is a green plantain mash made with green plantains, onions, garlic, and achiote. Majado is served with fried eggs and cheese slices.
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.
Simple and easy recipe for homemade pineapple juice or jugo de piña made with fresh pineapple, water, sugar/honey, and lime or lemon juice
Bolon de verde are green plantain dumplings stuffed with cheese, chorizo or chicharrones and fried until crispy.
Colada de avena is a traditional Ecuadorian fruity oatmeal drink, it is made with oats, naranjilla fruit, panela or brown sugar, water and cinnamon. Colada can be served cold on warm days or warm during cold winter days.
Easy recipe for homemade baked ripe plantains stuffed with cheese.
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.
Come y bebe is an Ecuadorian tropical fruit salad. This simple and refreshing fruit salad is made with papaya, pineapple, banana and orange juice.
Recipe for raspberry, goat cheese and almond empanadas – these tasty sweet empanadas or turnovers are made with a filling of fresh raspberries, sweet citrus infused goat cheese, and sliced almonds.