Culinary Ecuador

Ecuador, food, shrimp, dessert, drinks

Culinary Ecuador.

You want to experience a shock? Then you here — in a country where open visa-free entry for citizens of any country where a year going to the 200 earthquake, where you can taste the most delicious dishes of the most diverse and even exotic products, except herring and buckwheat. You can even take part in the elections in this country, as foreigners here are the right to vote, and citizens are paying the penalty for failing to vote. Welcome to the fascinating Ecuador!

Country: Ecuador

Official name: Republic of Ecuador

Ecuador on the world map: a state in north-western South America. On the west by the Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, in the north on the border with Colombia, in the east and the south of Peru. The structure includes the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador.

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Culinary Ecuador

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The food here is tasty and all, but for our taste salt and pepper shakers on the table are not redundant. But you can do without them if ordered to intentionally bland Mote (garnish to soups of corn) and patakones (fried chunks of savory bananas) any of the local sauces, sufficiently sharp and spicy taste. Speaking of sauces if you want to know what the highlight of local sauces, try the chili sauce wood tomatoes, flavored with garlic and chilli.

More than Ecuadorian dishes from the table bananas, rice, yucca and potatoes in all variations.

Culinary Ecuador

What is necessary to try, you’ve eaten there in this blessed country? Start with soup …! Do not be surprised, because you train your body to the unusual menu, and what could be more delight to the stomach than a good soup like Locri de Papas (prepared by 500-year-old recipe from breast of corn and green peas with avocado and grated cheese), fish sankocho ( ear with bananas and yucca) or banana soup with corn cobs? You do not like the soup? Enjoy a traditional dish ceviche of fish or seafood. But if you like to try something «extraordinary» in each country, then look Caldo de Manger .

Culinary Ecuador

And what the second? Let’s start with the meat dishes:

fritada — fried pieces of pork fat,
Tornadoes — porosennok entirely baked in the oven,
seco de polo — stewed chicken with rice and avocado
Churrasco — steak cooked over charcoal with rice, bananas, salad and fried egg,
Salmon con verduras — salmon with vegetables
trucha — trout,
APOC marineros — rice porridge with seafood.
For fans of the exotic and the second is something special — fried sea or guinea pigs cheese sauce and Mote.

If you just want a snack, then almost on every corner offers chifles banana chips and fried pieces of pork rind Cuero. More significantly, «snack» can arrange a tasting of wonderful pies empanadas crispy pastry with cheese or meat filling tortillas or tamales.

Dessert and drinks

Culinary Ecuador

In a country that grows coffee, this drink is very popular not enjoy, as usual for us, tea is found at all rare, often in the idea of grass. But here is a paradise for lovers of various juices! More precisely, «sokoproduktov» — is not squeezed juice using a juicer, and grind them in a blender with water. As an exotic wood, you can try the juice of tomatoes tomates de arbo (reminiscent of a mixture of tomato and orange juice), naranhili juice (with taste of pineapple, passion fruit and strawberry).

From drinks stronger than worth a try aguardiente (Firewater) or kanelaso, and even corn chicha (a big name is very familiar).

For dessert, but a huge variety of fruits (including the cherimoya, and pepinos, Granadilla) offers local yogoso ice cream (ice thick yogurt), sweet corn and humitas quite delicious cookies!

National dishes

You can read an entire book about the cuisine of Ecuador, but did not feel its taste, if you do not try at least a couple of dishes. To gain at least some idea and prepare a traditional ceviche and delicious cookies that do not need to bake!

Ecuadorian Shrimp Ceviche

A few words about the ceviche. To understand some of its variants will be served, just read the end of the name of this dish: ceviche de Pescado — fish, de Camarones — Shrimp, de Concha — clam, de Pulp — octopus ceviche mixed — all at once. We will try to prepare a ceviche of shrimp, which can apply lime slices and a basket of salty popcorn. In Ecuador, on the table would still put a plate and banana chips.

Culinary Ecuador

Necessary:

1 kg of small shrimp (rinse well!)
2 red onions
2 green bell pepper (cut into thin strips)
1 lemon
juice of 2 oranges and mandarins 4
1/3 cup finely sliced coriander
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt, pepper and ketchup to taste
Cooking!

Pour water shrimp in a deep pan, so that they only covered with water, add 1 tbsp salt and cook for 5-7 minutes. Shrimp remove from the pan, drain the liquid and allow to cool. Stir in the chopped coriander, peppers and onions, then stir with ostyvshimi peeled shrimp. Stir in broth, fruit juice and olive oil, add salt and pepper and pour over shrimp. Cover with cling film and place in refrigerator for at least half an hour, but not more than 2 hours. Serve portions in bowls. Serve with ketchup, popcorn and banana chips.

For dessert, we prepare Ecuadorian biscuits without baking — Dulcinea.

Dulcineas

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Necessary:

1 can of condensed milk
2 cups ground almonds,
2 cups grated walnuts
1/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut
3 tablespoons Roma
1 1/2 tablespoons orange peel
1 cup brown sugar
toasted almonds for decoration
Cooking!

Mix all ingredients except almonds grains. To sustain the mixture in the fridge for half an hour and molded balls (take 1 tablespoon mixture for each). Place each ball in cornets for cupcakes and decorate with toasted almonds.

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