Fall

Warm mulled blood orange drink

Hot spiced blood orange cocktail

Hot spiced blood orange cocktail inspired by the Ecuadorian canelazo drink made with blood orange juice, cinnamon, spices, and rum or aguardiente sugar cane liquor. [read more]
Sauteed brussels sprouts with chorizo and cilantro

Brussels sprouts with chorizo and cilantro

Easy and simple recipe for sautéed brussels sprouts with chorizo and cilantro. [read more]
Mushroom tortilla soup recipe

Mushroom tortilla soup

Vegetarian mushroom tortilla soup recipe made with assorted mushrooms, cilantro, onions, garlic, jalapeños, tomatoes, spices, vegetable broth, lime juice and served with queso fresco, tortilla chips, and avocado. [read more]
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]
Easy pomegranate cocktail with champagne and tequila

Sparkling pomegranate cocktail

Sparkling pomegranate cocktail made with pomegranate sorbet or granita, tequila, and champagne or sparkling wine [read more]
Mignonette recipe

Mignonette or French shallot vinaigrette

Easy recipe for mignonette sauce, a French shallot vinaigrette for raw oysters on the half shell. [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]
Tangerine or mandarin mimosa

Mandarin mimosa

Bubbly mandarin mimosa cocktail recipe made with fresh mandarin juice, champagne or sparkling wine, and orange liqueur. [read more]