Orange chipotle ham made with a smoked spiral cut ham, baked and glazed with a sauce made with chipotle chilies, orange juice, lime juice, cumin, achiote, tequila, sugar or honey, and spices. [read
Molo is an Ecuadorian version of mashed potatoes. The mashed potatoes are mixed with milk, cream, queso fresco and a refrito of onions, garlic, and achiote or annatto. Molo is served with lettuce leaves, hard boiled eggs, hot pepper slices, avocados, scallions, cilantro or parsley, tomato and onion curtido and [read
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
Layla Pujol is an Ecuadorian modern-day nomad who loves to cook and travel. She lives in Seattle and is currently working on her first cookbook, which will focus on delicious Ecuadorian and Latin recipes (adapted to her style).