Archive for February, 2013

Ecuador Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

Several readers asked me to share my recipe for Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes after I mentioned them in a recent post.  So here it is. This is an old fashioned pancake recipe, adapted to Ecuadorian ingredients. I use quinoa flour, local brown cane sugar, raw milk,and the small, tart, delicious fresh […]

by February 12, 2013 2 comments Cotacachi Indigenous, Ecuadorian food

A View From the Roof: Dramatic Changes in Store for Cotacachi, Northern Ecuador

By Gary Phillips Linda and I arrived back in Cotacachi on the evening of Feb. 1 after nearly 5 months in the states.   While walking to Serendipity restaurant for dinner, we met two friends who joined us.  They filled us in on new happenings.   The next morning we went for […]

Restored Quito Central Historico District Condo for Sale

Restored Quito Central Historico District Condo for Sale

Prime Apartment in Centro Historico Style and charm exemplify this choice one bedroom, one bath apartment in historic colonial Quito. It is located in a majestic rose-colored building ornately embellished in the style of a bygone era. This is the entrance to apartment complex and entry courtyard. The apartment is […]

by February 10, 2013 5 comments Condos in Ecuador, Ecuador Real Estate, Quito

Early Morning Earthquake Felt in Cotacachi

Here I was enjoying a plate of blueberry-quinoa pancakes with Gary and Eliza, a friend from Vilcabamba, when things started to rock ‘n roll in Cotacachi around 9:15 this morning,shaking things up first in one direction and then another. Gary and I are back in Cotacachi after a long vacation […]

by February 9, 2013 6 comments Cotacachi, Ecuador, Ecuador News, Living in Ecuador