Comfort food

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]
Strawberry layer cake

Strawberry layer cake

Delicious and easy strawberry layer cake recipe made with layers of vanilla sponge cake, honey whipped cream, and fresh ripe strawberries. The perfect summer strawberries and cream cake, with step by step photos. [read more]
Chimichurri chicken

Chimichurri roasted chicken

Chimichurri roasted chicken recipe or chicken roasted with fresh herbs, garlic, vinegar, lime juice, butter or oil. [read more]
Waffles with creamy tomato scrambled eggs

Waffles with creamy tomato scrambled eggs

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. [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]
Seafood spaghetti

Seafood spaghetti {Tallarines con mariscos} – Latin Weeknight Meals

Latin style seafood spaghetti recipe, or tallarines con mariscos, made with a mix of seafood – fish, shrimp, mussels, scallops, clams, and calamari - cooked in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, cumin, achiote [read more]
Avocado crostini or avocado bruschetta

Avocado crostini or avocado bruschetta

Recipe for avocado crostini, a delicious avocado salsa bruschetta served over garlic crostini or toasted garlic bread slices. [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]
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]
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]
Arroz con leche recipe

Arroz con leche {Latin style rice pudding}

Easy recipe for homemade arroz con leche, a classic Latin American rice pudding dessert made with rice, milk, cinnamon, sugar, raisins, and condensed milk. [read more]
Dulce de leche empanadas

Chocolate dulce de leche empanadas

Recipe for chocolate dulce de leche empanadas made with a homemade chocolate empanada dough and filled with creamy dulce de leche or caramel. [read more]
Dulce de leche recipe

Manjar or dulce de leche

Recipe for homemade manjar or dulce de leche, a traditional Latin dessert made by caramelizing milk and sugar. [read more]
Shrimp tortilla soup

Shrimp tortilla soup

Shrimp tortilla soup recipe made with shrimp, cilantro, onions, garlic, jalapeños, tomatoes, spices, seafood broth, lime juice and served with queso fresco, tortilla chips, and avocado. [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]
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]
Ecuadorian roasted pork sandwich

Roasted pork sandwich / Sanduche de chancho hornado

Sanduche de chancho hornado is an Ecuadorian roasted pork sandwich that has lettuce, pickled red onions, tomato slices, avocado and your choice of condiments. [read more]
Ecuadorian hornado recipe

Ecuadorian hornado or slow roasted pork – quick version

Hornado de chancho is a slow roasted pork dish cooked in a marinade of beer or chicha, garlic, cumin and achiote or annatto. [read more]
Ecuadorian colada morada

Easy colada morada recipe {Ecuadorian spiced berry oatmeal drink}

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. [read more]