Cider roasted pork loin recipe

Apple cider roasted pork loin

Easy recipe for apple cider roasted pork loin, made by baking a garlic stuffed pork loin roast with hard apple cider and ripe apples. Served with an apple cider gravy sauce. [read more]
Hard apple cider sangria

Hard apple cider sangria

Hard apple cider sangria recipe made with hard apple cider, assorted fall/winter fruits (apples, pears, persimmon, figs, grapes, plums, oranges, pomegranate, and more), spiced ginger simple syrup, apple liqueur, sparkling wine and dry apple soda. [read more]
Ginger simple syrup recipe

Spiced ginger simple syrup

Easy recipe for homemade spiced ginger simple syrup. Made with sugar, water, fresh ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and all spice. [read more]
Pumpkin empanadas

Pumpkin empanadas

Delicious homemade pumpkin empanadas made with caramelized or candied pumpkin, cooked in panela or piloncillo syrup with cinnamon, clove and all spice. [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]
Pavo navideño or Christmas turkey

Pavo navideño or Christmas turkey

Pavo navideño o roasted turkey recipe for Nochebuena or Christmas Eve dinner, marinated in garlic, cumin, achiote and chicha or beer. [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]
Pumpkin flan recipe

Pumpkin flan

Easy flan recipe prepared with candied pumpkin cooked in brown sugar and spices, eggs, cream and orange liqueur. [read more]
Pumpkin tart

Candied pumpkin tart

Delicious pumpkin tart made with pumpkin candied in a syrup of spices and panela or piloncillo. [read more]
Thanksgiving recipes

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Delicious Latin inspired Thanksgiving recipe ideas [read more]
Traditional Food for Day of the Dead in Ecuador

Día de los Difuntos or Day the Deceased in Ecuador

Día de los Difuntos or Day of the Deceased is a holiday in Ecuador and is celebrated on November 2nd. The celebrations involve eating traditional foods such as guaguas de pan or bread babies and colada morada or a purple corn drink. [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]
Empanadas made with gingerbread dough

Gingerbread pear empanadas

Gingerbread empanada dough filled with caramelized ginger pears that were cooked in a syrup of panela or piloncillo and spices. [read more]
Canelazo or spiced cinnamon drink

Canelazo and naranjillazo spiced drinks

Canelazo is warm spiced cinnamon cocktail made with cinnamon, water, sugar and aguardiente. Naranjillazo is a version of canelazo made with naranjilla fruit juice. [read more]
Guaguas de pan

Guaguas de pan {Ecuadorian bread babies or figures}

Guaguas de pan are traditional Ecuadorian sweet bread figures, shaped liked babies or dolls, that are part of the Day of the Deceased holiday. [read more]
Colada morada or Ecuadorian spiced purple corn drink

Colada Morada {Ecuadorian spiced berry and purple corn drink}

Colada morada or spiced purple corn fruit drink is a traditional Ecuadorian drink made with fruits, spices, and purple corn flour. Colada morada is prepared for the Day of the Deceased celebrations in Ecuador. [read more]
Potato gratin dauphinois

Potato gratin dauphinois

Recipe for potato gratin dauphinois, a traditional dish from the French Alps made with thinly sliced potatoes baked in a sauce of milk, eggs, cream and garlic and topped with cheese. [read more]
Dulce de zapallo con miel y quesillo

Dulce de zapallo or candied squash in spiced syrup

Dulce de zapallo is a dessert made with squash or pumpkin simmered in a syrup of panela or hard brown cane sugar and spices. [read more]
Beef daube or French beef stew recipe

Bernard’s beef daube or French beef stew

Daube is a classic Southern French stew made with beef, onions, tomatoes, carrots, red wine, and herbs. [read more]
Seco de carne con tamarindo or beef tamarind stew

Beef stew in tamarind sauce {Seco de carne con tamarindo}

Seco de carne con tamarindo is a beef tamarind stew simmered in sauce of tamarind, beer, garlic, cumin, achiote, peppers, onions, cilantro or parsley, tomatoes, and other spices. [read more]