Ecuadorian food

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
Living in Ecuador: Morochos Part I–Self-Sustainability

Living in Ecuador: Morochos Part I–Self-Sustainability

Gary and I and two new friends, Holly and Gregory, ventured all the way out to Morochos, a village of less than 1000 people that lies about 8 kilometers from Cotacachi at an altitude of 9240 feet.  The Morochos villagers still speak mostly Kichwa. We went to check out the […]

Kurikindi: Cotacachi Organic Farm

Kurikindi: Cotacachi Organic Farm

Kurikindi Farm is a multi-cultural experiment in more ways than one.  No monotonous rows of monocultured crops here. You’ll find a rainbow of colors and varieties on their farm and even the veggies are multi-cultural.  The owners grow the usual Ecuadorian crops of lettuce, carrots, cabbage and beets, but you’ll […]

Cafe Rio Intag Re-Opens in Cotacachi

Cafe Rio Intag Re-Opens in Cotacachi

Eddie’s back and busy brewing up his special blends of Intag coffee! This is very good news to all the coffee drinkers in Cotacachi.  At least those who crave REAL coffee, hand-roasted, freshly ground from real, organic coffee beans and brewed to perfection. Actually, it’s old news to locals, because […]

by July 26, 2012 Comments are Disabled Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Ecuadorian food
Ecuador Food: Bahia Restaurants and Special Dishes

Ecuador Food: Bahia Restaurants and Special Dishes

Bahia de Caraquez is bursting at the seams with good restaurants and teeming with fresh seafood of every description.  Ceviche, langostino, river fish, crab, calamari.  Take your pick.  You’ll also find good burger and pizza joints. As soon as we get close to the city, Gary starts wanting to make […]

by May 26, 2012 1 comment Ecuadorian food