Ecuadorian Cuisine: 15 Dishes To Help You Discover The Food of Ecuador
ECUADORIAN CUISINE: 15 DISHES TO HELP YOU DISCOVER THE FOOD OF ECUADOR
After Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil, let's continue our little tour of South America by feasting our eyes on the food of Ecuador. This small country, landlocked between Colombia and Peru, is not what is considered a gourmet destination par excellence. Nevertheless, Ecuador offers many culinary specialties that are worth sampling during a visit to this beautiful country.
Let's discover together 15 traditional dishes from Ecuadorian cuisine that will surely make you want to go on a trip!
ECUADORIAN CUISINE: BASIC INGREDIENTS
As in most countries in South America, Ecuadorian cuisine consists mainly of tubers, vegetables, fish (on the coast), meats (mainly chicken) and grains. Among the most popular ingredients are plantains (which look like giant green bananas) - consumed as a vegetable - corn, rice but also oca, a kind of acidic potato, and mashwa, a nasturtium.
ECUADORIAN CUISINE: SOUPS
Soups are an integral part of Ecuadorian cuisine. Do not expect a simple broth or a thick soup, but rather a real complete meal together in one plate.